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  1. kyrie(Noun)

    A short prayer or petition including the phrase kyrie, meaning "Lord, have mercy".

  2. kyrie(Noun)

    : A setting of the traditional kyrie text to music for a Mass.

  3. Origin: Contraction of the phrase Κύριε ἐλέησον

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  1. Kyrie(noun)

    see Kyrie eleison

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  1. Kyrie

    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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