nounChristian Church Roman Catholic Church
A devotional exercise recalling the mystery of the Incarnation, consisting of three versicles and responses, each followed by a Hail Mary, and a concluding prayer; = "Angelus".
Angelus Domini/ˌan(d)ʒ(ɪ)ləs ˈdɒmɪniː/ /ˌan(d)ʒ(ɪ)ləs ˈdɒmɪnʌɪ/
Early 17th century. From post-classical Latin Angelus Domini.
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