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missa cantata

[ mis-uh kuhn-tah-tuh ]
/ ˈmɪs ə kənˈtɑ tə /
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noun
a Mass whose music is equivalent to that of the High Mass but that is less elaborate in its celebration.
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Also called sung Mass.

Origin of missa cantata

1900–05; <Late Latin: literally, sung mass; see mass, cantata

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