declinature

noun de·clin·a·ture \-nəchə(r)\

Definition of declinature

plural

-s

  1. 1 Scots law :  a plea denying jurisdiction

  2. 2 :  declination 5

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Origin and Etymology of declinature

alteration (influenced by -ure) of earlier declinatour, from declinatour, adjective, denying jurisdiction, from Middle English (Scots), modification of Medieval Latin declinatorius


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