song of Simeon
Nunc dimittis Nunc" di*mit"tis [L. nunc now + dimittis thou lettest depart.] (Eccl.) The {song of Simeon} (--Luke ii. 29-32), used in the ritual of many churches. It begins with these words in the Vulgate. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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