decretist

noun de·cre·tist \-ētə̇st, -ētə̇-\

Definition of decretist

plural

-s

  1. :  one specializing in the study of decretals :  canonist

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Origin and Etymology of decretist

Middle English decretiste, from Middle French or Medieval Latin; Middle French, from Medieval Latin decretista, from Latin decretum decree + -ista -ist


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