Nunc dimittis

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Nunc Di·mit·tis

 (nŭngk′ dĭ-mĭt′ĭs, no͝ongk′)
A Christian canticle or hymn using the words of Simeon in Luke 2:29-32, beginning "Nunc dimittis servum tuum" ("Now lettest thou thy servant depart").

[Late Latin Nunc Dīmittis : Latin nunc, now + Latin dīmittis, second person sing. present tense of dīmittere, to send away.]

Nunc Dimittis

(ˈnʌŋk dɪˈmɪtɪs; ˈnʊŋk)
1. (Bible) the Latin name for the Canticle of Simeon (Luke 2:29–32)
2. (Classical Music) a musical setting of this
[from the opening words (Vulgate): now let depart]

Nunc Dimittis

A Latin phrase meaning now let depart, used to mean the canticle of Simeon in the Bible.
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Noun1.Nunc dimittis - the prayer of Simeon (Luke 2:29-32)