indicavit

noun

in·​di·​ca·​vit
ˌində̇ˈkävə̇t
plural -s
: a writ of prohibition from a common-law court commanding the removal to that court of a case pending in an ecclesiastical court and prohibiting the ecclesiastical court from exercising any further jurisdiction

Word History

Etymology

Latin, he has indicated, 3d person singular perfect indicative active of indicare to indicate

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“Indicavit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/indicavit. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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