Maundy Thursday

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Maun·dy Thursday

 (môn′dē, män′-)
n.
The Thursday before Easter, observed by Christians in commemoration of the Last Supper of Jesus. Also called Holy Thursday.

[From Middle English maunde, ceremony of washing the feet of the poor on this day, from Old French mande, from Latin (novum) mandātum, (new) commandment (from Jesus's words to the Apostles after washing their feet, John 13:34); see mandate.]

Maundy Thursday

n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity the Thursday before Easter observed as a commemoration of the Last Supper

Maun′dy Thurs′day

(ˈmɔn di)
n.
the Thursday of Holy Week, commemorating Jesus' Last Supper.
[1400–50; from Maundy ceremony of washing the feet of the poor < Old French mande < Latin mandātum command, mandate (from the phrase novum mandātum of Jesus' words to the disciples after He washed their feet). See mandate]
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Noun1.Maundy Thursday - the Thursday before EasterMaundy Thursday - the Thursday before Easter; commemorates the Last Supper
Christian holy day - a religious holiday for Christians
Translations
الخَميس المُقَدَّس، خَميس الغُسْل
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Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday

[ˈmɔːndɪˈθɜːzdɪ] ngiovedì m inv santo

Maundy Thursday

(ˌmoːndi ˈθəːzdi) noun
the Thursday before Easter commemorating Christ's commands to his disciples at the Last Supper.
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Also called Holy Thursday, Covenant Thursday, Sheer Thursday and Thursday of Mysteries,Maundy Thursdaymarks the beginning of the three day celebration of Easter, an important time in the Christian calendar.