of·​fi·​ci·​a·​lis | \ əˌfishēˈälə̇s, -ˈal-\
plural officiales\ -​ˈä(ˌ)lās , -​ˈa(ˌ)lēz \

Definition of officialis

: the presiding judge of the matrimonial court of a Roman Catholic diocese

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First Known Use of officialis

1955, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for officialis

New Latin, from Medieval Latin, official

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