sec·​ta | \ ˈsektə \

Definition of secta

1 : the followers or witnesses brought by the plaintiff to support his case in Anglo-Saxon law
2 : a lawsuit in Anglo-Saxon law

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History and Etymology for secta

Medieval Latin, from Latin, way of life, school of thought, class of persons

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“Secta.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 7 December 2019.

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