Nunc Dimittis


Nunc Dimittis
Nunc Dimittis [nooŋk′ di mit′is]
n.
[L, now thou lettest depart: first words of the L version]
1. the song of Simeon, used as a canticle in various liturgies: Luke 2:29-32
2. [n- d-]
a) departure or farewell, esp. from life
b) permission to depart; dismissal

English World dictionary. . 2014.