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capitulary

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noun ca·pit·u·lary \-ˌler-ē, -ˌle-rē\

Definition of capitulary

plural

capitularies

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



Origin and Etymology 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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