follow Dictionary.com

Get the details behind our redesign

canonical age

noun, Ecclesiastical
1.
the age specified by canon law when a person becomes eligible to participate in a certain rite or hold a certain office.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of The Day

Difficulty index for canonical age

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for canonical

13
18
Scrabble Words With Friends