Index Expurgatorius

Index Expurgatorius

[in-deks ik-spur-guh-tawr-ee-uhs, -tohr-]
noun, plural Indices Expurgatorii [in-duh-seez-ikspur-guh-tawr-ee-ahy, -tohr-] . Roman Catholic Church.
a list of books now included in the Index Librorum Prohibitorum, forbidden to be read except from expurgated editions.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin: literally, expurgatory index

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