Definitions for kyrie
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A short prayer or petition including the phrase kyrie, meaning "Lord, have mercy".
: A setting of the traditional kyrie text to music for a Mass.
Origin: Contraction of the phrase Κύριε ἐλέησον
see Kyrie eleison
Kyrie, a transliteration of Greek Κύριε, vocative case of Κύριος, on whose meaning see Kyrios, is a common name of an important prayer of Christian liturgy, also called the Kyrie eleison. The phrase predates Christian usage.
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