trental

[tren-tl]

noun Roman Catholic Church.

a series of 30 Requiems celebrated one each day for 30 consecutive days.

Origin of trental

1300–50; Middle English < Medieval Latin trentāle, equivalent to Vulgar Latin *trent(a) (for Latin trīgintā thirty) + Latin -āle -al2. Cf. Old French trentel
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