incardination

noun in·car·di·na·tion \ (ˌ)in-ˌkär-də-ˈnā-shən \

Definition of incardination

: the formal acceptance by a diocese of a clergyman from another diocese

Origin and Etymology of incardination

Late Latin incardination-, incardinatio, from incardinare to ordain as chief priest, from Latin in- 2in- + Late Latin cardinalis principal — more at cardinal


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