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spiritus lenis

[spir-i-tuh s lee-nis; Latin spee-ri-too s ley-nis] /ˈspɪr ɪ təs ˈli nɪs; Latin ˈspi rɪˌtʊs ˈleɪ nɪs/
Origin of spiritus lenis
< Late Latin spīritus lēnis Unabridged
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spiritus lenis

another term for smooth breathing
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Latin: gentle breath
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