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responso m. (Noun) "responsory for the deceased"
13th cent. From Late Latin responsorium 'id.' From Latin responsus "response." From re- "back" (see re-) and spondere "to pledge" (see esposo).
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Asturian responder, Portuguese responder, Galician responder, Catalan respondre, French répondre, Italian rispondere, Aromanian respun, Romanian răspunde, răspundere, Sardinian respúndiri, arraspu