de excommunicato capiendo

de ex·​com·​mu·​ni·​ca·​to ca·​pi·​en·​do | \ (ˌ)dāˌekskəˌmünē¦kät(ˌ)ōˌkäpē¦en(ˌ)dō \

Definition of de excommunicato capiendo

: an ancient writ ordering the imprisonment of an excommunicated person until he or she submitted to the church

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History and Etymology for de excommunicato capiendo

New Latin, literally, of seizing an excommunicated person

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“De excommunicato capiendo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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