noun Roman Catholic Church.
Origin of Confiteor
Examples from the Web for confiteor
Confiteor unum baptisma, a closely knit fugue on two subjects, is in five parts with an independent organ bass.Bach|Charles Francis Abdy Williams
Those that are near hear the tones of some one chanting the Confiteor beside the pontiff.
Ulenspiegel did so, ever repeating: “Mea culpa, confiteor, take away my hump.”The Legend of Ulenspiegel, Vol. II (of 2)|Charles de Coster
The first question the priest uniformly puts to the penitent is, "Can you repeat the Confiteor?"The Station; The Party Fight And Funeral; The Lough Derg Pilgrim|William Carleton
He counted eight minutes by the hour-glass, sank on his knees, folded his hands, and recited the Confiteor.The Romance of Leonardo da Vinci|Dmitry Sergeyevich Merezhkovsky