a book traditionally ascribed to Jeremiah, lamenting the destruction of Jerusalem abbrev. La, Lam, or Lm
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Word origin of 'Lamentations'LL(Ec) Lamentationes, transl. in Vulg. for Gr thrēnoi, in LXX