Stabat Mater


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Sta·bat Ma·ter

 (stä′bät mä′tər, stăb′ăt mā′tər)
n.
1. A medieval Latin hymn on the sorrows of the Virgin Mary at the Crucifixion.
2. A musical setting for this hymn.

[From Medieval Latin Stābat Māter (dolōrōsa), the Mother was standing (full of sorrow), the first words of the hymn : Latin stābat, third person sing. imperfect tense of stāre, to stand + Medieval Latin Māter, Mother (of God).]

Stabat Mater

(ˈstɑːbæt ˈmɑːtə)
n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) RC Church a Latin hymn, probably of the 13th century, commemorating the sorrows of the Virgin Mary at the crucifixion and used in the Mass and various other services
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a musical setting of this hymn
[from the opening words, literally: the mother was standing]

Sta•bat Ma•ter

(ˈstɑ bɑt ˈmɑ tɛr, ˈsteɪ bæt ˈmeɪ tər)
n.
1. a Latin hymn, composed in the 13th century, commemorating the sorrows of the Virgin Mary at the Cross.
2. a musical setting for this.
[literally, (His) mother was standing, the first words of the hymn]

Stabat Mater

A Latin phrase meaning the mother was standing, used to mean a Roman Catholic hymn that begins with these words.
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Writing about the history of the Stabat Mater sequence is not necessary, as all the fundamental information can be found on the internet.
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