indicavit

noun in·di·ca·vit \ˌində̇ˈkävə̇t\

Definition of indicavit

plural

-s

  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

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of indicavit

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


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up indicavit? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a trip made at another's expense

Get Word of the Day daily email!