honorary canon

noun

Definition of honorary canon

: a cleric appointed to assist occasionally in the services of a cathedral but not residentiary and not entitled to stipend or vote in the chapter — compare major canon

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“Honorary canon.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/honorary%20canon. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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