noun in·di·ca·vit \ˌində̇ˈkävə̇t\

Definition of indicavit



  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of indicavit

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

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a trip made at another's expense

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