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trental

[tren-tl] /ˈtrɛn tl/
noun, Roman Catholic Church
1.
a series of 30 Requiems celebrated one each day for 30 consecutive days.
Origin
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English < Medieval Latin trentāle, equivalent to Vulgar Latin *trent(a) (for Latin trīgintā thirty) + Latin -āle -al2. Cf. Old French trentel
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