Definition of the Beatitudes noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

the Beatitudes

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//biˈætɪtjuːd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//biˈætɪtuːd//
 
[plural]
 
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(in the Bible) the eight statements made by Christ about people who are blessed Word Origin late Middle English: from Old French beatitude or Latin beatitudo, from beatus ‘blessed’.