de excommunicato capiendo

noun
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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/de%20excommunicato%20capiendo. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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