from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An image or representation of a lamb as emblematical of Christ; an Agnus Dei (see below).
  • noun [capitalized] In zoology: A genus of beetles. Burmeister, 1847. A genus of fishes. Günther, 1860.
  • noun In the Gr. Ch., the cloth bearing the figure of a lamb which covers the communion service.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Agnus Dei.


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