Gallican

adjective
Gal·​li·​can | \ ˈga-li-kən How to pronounce Gallican (audio) \

Definition of Gallican

1 : gallic
2 often not capitalized [after French gallican] : of or relating to Gallicanism

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Gallican noun

First Known Use of Gallican

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Gallican

Middle English, going back to Latin Gallicānus "relating to the province of Gaul," from Gallicus gallic + -ānus -an entry 2

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“Gallican.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gallican. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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