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introit †entrance; (eccl.) antiphon and psalm recited as the celebrant approaches the altar. XV. — (O)F. introït — L. introitus entrance, f. introīre enter, f. intrō INTRO- + Ire go.

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Introit

Introit (Lat. introire, ‘go in’). The opening act in the mass. It consists of a psalm or part of a psalm with antiphon and gloria Patri, sung as the celebrant enters the church.

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Introit

Introit. Part of the Proper of the Mass. Initial chant, usually comprising antiphon with one verse and the Gloria patri. Also org. piece which replaces all or part of the sung Introit.

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