indult

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noun in·dult \ˈin-ˌdəlt, in-ˈdəlt\

Definition of indult

  1. :  a special often temporary dispensation granted in the Roman Catholic Church

Origin and Etymology of indult

Middle English (Scots), from Medieval Latin indultum, from Late Latin, grant, from Latin, neuter of indultus, past participle of indulgēre


First Known Use: 15th century

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