Nunc Dimittis


Nunc Dimittis

noun

  1. (italics) the canticle beginning with the words of Simeon, in Luke 2:29–32, “Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace.”
  2. (lowercase) permission to leave; dismissal or departure.

noun

  1. the Latin name for the Canticle of Simeon (Luke 2:29–32)
  2. a musical setting of this

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