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[in-si-pit; Latin ing-ki-pit] /ˈɪn sɪ pɪt; Latin ˈɪŋ kɪ pɪt/

the introductory words or opening phrases in the text of a medieval manuscript or an early printed book.
Music. the first words of a chanted liturgical text, as that of a Gregorian chant or certain medieval motets.
here begins: used as an introductory word at the beginning of some medieval manuscripts

opening word of a Latin book or manuscript, Latin, literally “(here) begins,” third person singular present indicative of incipere (see incipient).


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