Definition for AG-NUS-DE-I

AG-NUS-DE-I, n. [AG-NUS DE-I. from L. Lamb of God.]

  1. In the Romish Church, a cake of wax stamped with the figure of a lamb, supporting the banner of the cross. It is supposed to possess great virtues in preserving those who carry it, in faith, and from accidents, &c. Also a part of the mass in which these words are repeated by the priest. – Encyc.
  2. A prayer beginning with these words.

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