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Confiteor

[kuh n-fit-ee-awr] /kənˈfɪt iˌɔr/
noun, Roman Catholic Church.
1.
a prayer in the form of a general confession said at the beginning of the Mass and on certain other occasions.
Origin of Confiteor
1150-1200
1150-1200; Middle English; after first word of Latin prayer: I confess
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Confiteor

/kənˈfɪtɪˌɔː/
noun
1.
(RC Church) a prayer consisting of a general confession of sinfulness and an entreaty for forgiveness
Word Origin
C13: from Latin: I confess; from the beginning of the Latin prayer of confession
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