capitulary


ca·pit·u·lary

noun \-ˌler-ē, -ˌle-rē\
plural ca·pit·u·lar·ies

Definition of CAPITULARY

:  a civil or ecclesiastical ordinance; also :  a collection of ordinances

Origin of CAPITULARY

Medieval Latin capitulare, literally, document divided into sections, from Late Latin capitulum section, chapter — more at chapter
First Known Use: 1650

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