concordat


con·cor·dat

noun \kən-ˈkr-ˌdat\

Definition of CONCORDAT

:  compact, covenant; specifically :  an agreement between a pope and a sovereign or government for the regulation of ecclesiastical matters

Origin of CONCORDAT

French, from Medieval Latin concordatum, from Latin, neuter of concordatus, past participle of concordare
First Known Use: 1616

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