last rites definition

  • noun-plural:
    • Rites performed for a person at risk of dying or perhaps in experience of burial, since the Anointing of the Sick in the Roman Catholic Church.
  • noun:
    • The catholic sacrament of Anointing of this Sick.
    • a Catholic sacrament; a priest anoints a dying person with oil and prays for salvation
    • rites done regarding the a death or burial

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