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Topic: CHRISTIANITY

Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old French
Origin: matines, from Latin matutinus 'of the morning'

matins

noun
     
mat‧ins , mattins [uncountable]
RRC the first prayers of the day in the Christian religion [= morning prayer]
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