the quality of being canonical.

1790–1800; < Latin canōnic(us) according to rule (see canon2) + -ity Unabridged
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canonicity (ˌkænəˈnɪsɪtɪ)
the fact or quality of being canonical

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canonicity definition

theory, jargon
The extent to which something is canonical.

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The method has proven to be efficient in creating files unconstrained by the limitations of base pairing and canonicity.
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