(RC Church) the first prayer of the canon of the Mass, which begins Te igitur clementissime Pater (Thee, therefore, most merciful Father)
noun, (used with a singular or plural verb) 1. a confection consisting of small balls of dough boiled in a syrup of honey, sugar, and spices.
noun 1. any of a large group of chiefly tropical New World lizards of the family Teiidae, as the racerunner, caiman lizard, or whiptail, characterized by large rectangular scales on the belly and a long tail. adjective 2. belonging or pertaining to the Teiidae.
noun 1. Archaic. the European linden, Tilia europaea.
- Teilhard de Chardin
[te-yar duh shar-dan] /tɛ yar də ʃarˈdɛ̃/ noun 1. Pierre [pyer] /pyɛr/ (Show IPA), 1881–1955, French Jesuit priest, paleontologist, and philosopher. Teilhard de Chardin /French tɛjar də ʃardɛ̃/ noun 1. Pierre (pjɛr). 1881–1955, French Jesuit priest, palaeontologist, and philosopher. The Phenomenon of Man (1938–40), uses scientific evolution to prove the existence of God