Agnus Dei definition, Agnus Dei meaning | English dictionary

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Agnus Dei  


      n     (Christianity)  
1    the figure of a lamb bearing a cross or banner, emblematic of Christ  
2    a chant beginning with these words or a translation of them, forming part of the Roman Catholic Mass or sung as an anthem in the Anglican liturgy  
3    a wax medallion stamped with a lamb as emblem of Christ and blessed by the pope  
     (Latin: Lamb of God)  
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Angus, anus, Agnes, ankus

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