[in-nom-uh-ney, -nee, -noh-muh-ney]
- any of various English polyphonic instrumental compositions of the 16th and 17th centuries using an antiphon for Trinity Sunday as a cantus firmus.
Origin of innomine
1630–40; < Latin phrase in nōmine in (the) name (of the Trinity or one of its members), a liturgical formula
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