[ vi-nahy-tee, ve-nee-tey ]
/ vɪˈnaɪ ti, vɛˈni teɪ /


the 95th Psalm (94th in the Vulgate and Douay), used as a canticle at matins or morning prayers.
a musical setting of this psalm.

Origin of Venite

1175–1225; Middle English < Latin: come ye; so called from the first word of Vulgate text Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for venite


/ (vɪˈnaɪtɪ) /


ecclesiast the opening word of the 95th psalm, an invitatory prayer at matins
a musical setting of this

Word Origin for Venite

Latin: come ye
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