indult


in·dult

noun \ˈin-ˌdəlt, in-ˈ\

Definition of INDULT

:  a special often temporary dispensation granted in the Roman Catholic Church

Origin of INDULT

Middle English (Scots), from Medieval Latin indultum, from Late Latin, grant, from Latin, neuter of indultus, past participle of indulgēre
First Known Use: 15th century

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