quadragene

Quadragene

Quad"ra*gene\, n. [LL. quadragena, fr. L. quadrageni forty each, akin to quadraginta forty.] (R. C. Ch.) An indulgence of forty days, corresponding to the forty days of ancient canonical penance.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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