de excommunicato capiendo


de ex·​com·​mu·​ni·​ca·​to ca·​pi·​en·​do
: an ancient writ ordering the imprisonment of an excommunicated person until he or she submitted to the church

Word History


New Latin, literally, of seizing an excommunicated person

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“De excommunicato capiendo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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