introital

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introit (ˈɪntrɔɪt)
 
n
RC Church, Church of England a short prayer said or sung as the celebrant is entering the sanctuary to celebrate Mass or Holy Communion
 
[C15: from Church Latin introitus introit, from Latin: entrance, from introīre to go in, from intro- + īre to go]
 
in'troital
 
adj

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