canon regular

noun
plural canons regular

Definition of canon regular

: a member of one of several Roman Catholic religious institutes of regular priests living in community under a usually Augustinian rule

First Known Use of canon regular

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Canon regular.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/canon%20regular. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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