Trental : Definition


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Definitions of Trental

Pronunciation : Tren"tal
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [LL. trentale, fr. L. triginta thirty; akin to tres three: cf. OF. trentel. See Three, and cf. Trigintal.]
Definition : 1. (R. C. Ch.)

Defn: An office and mass for the dead on the thirtieth day after death or burial. "Their trentals and their shrifts." Spenser.

2. Hence, a dirge; an elegy.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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