incardination


in·car·di·na·tion

noun \(ˌ)in-ˌkär-dən-ˈā-shən\

Definition of INCARDINATION

:  the formal acceptance by a diocese of a clergyman from another diocese

Origin of INCARDINATION

Late Latin incardination-, incardinatio, from incardinare to ordain as chief priest, from Latin in- 2in- + Late Latin cardinalis principal — more at cardinal
First Known Use: 1897

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