duplex querela

noun

Definition of duplex querela

: a complaint in the nature of an appeal from an ordinary to an immediate superior (as from a bishop to an archbishop)

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History and Etymology for duplex querela

Latin, double complaint

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“Duplex querela.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/duplex%20querela. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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