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angelus

noun

1 angelus

The sound of a bell rung in Roman Catholic churches to announce the time when the Angelus should be recited.

synonym: angelus bell.

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Dutch: angelus



2 Angelus

A prayer said 3 times a day by Roman Catholics in memory of the Annunciation.


Moby thesaurus: Angelus bell, Ave, Ave Maria, Hail Mary, Kyrie Eleison, Paternoster, aid prayer, alarm, alarum, appeal, battle cry, beadroll, beads, beseechment, bidding prayer, birdcall, breviary, bugle call, call, chaplet ... show more.

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