[me-ah koo l-pah; English mey-uh kuhl-puh, mee-uh] /ˈmɛ ɑ ˈkʊl pɑ; English ˈmeɪ ə ˈkʌl pə, ˈmi ə/
through my fault; my fault (used as an acknowledgment of one’s responsibility).
an acknowledgment of guilt
Latin, literally “I am to blame,” a phrase from the prayer of confession in the Latin liturgy.
mea culpa [(may-uh kul-puh, kool-puh)]
An expresssion from Catholic ritual that assigns blame to oneself: “I gave you the wrong directions to my house — mea culpa.” From Latin, meaning “my fault” or “my blame.”
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[meed] /mid/ noun 1. George Gordon, 1815–72, Union general in the American Civil War. 2. James Edward, 1907–1995, British economist: Nobel prize 1977. /miːd/ noun 1. George Gordon. 1815–72, Union general in the American Civil War. He commanded the Army of the Potomac, defeating the Confederates at Gettysburg (1863)
[med-oh] /ˈmɛd oʊ/ noun 1. a tract of grassland used for pasture or serving as a hayfield. 2. a tract of grassland in an upland area near the timberline. /ˈmɛdəʊ/ noun 1. an area of grassland, often used for hay or for grazing of animals 2. a low-lying piece of grassland, often boggy and near […]
noun 1. any of several North American plants of the genus Rhexia, especially R. mariana or R. virginica, having showy rose-pink flowers with eight prominent bright yellow stamens.