Meaning of Benedictus
Pronunciation: (ben"i-dik'tus), [key]
— n. Eccles.
- the short canticle or hymn beginning in Latin Benedictus qui venit in nomine Domini, and in English “Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord.”
- the canticle or hymn beginning in Latin Benedictus Dominus Deus Israel, and in English “Blessed be the Lord God of Israel.”
- a musical setting of a Benedictus.