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capitulary

[kuh-pich-uh-ler-ee] /kəˈpɪtʃ əˌlɛr i/
adjective
1.
pertaining to a chapter, especially to an ecclesiastical one.
noun, plural capitularies.
2.
a member of a chapter, especially of an ecclesiastical one.
3.
Often, capitularies. an ordinance or law of a Frankish sovereign.
Origin of capitulary
1640-1650
1640-50; < Late Latin capitulārius, equivalent to capitul(um) (see capitular) + Latin -ārius -ary
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British Dictionary definitions for capitulary

capitulary

/kəˈpɪtjʊlərɪ/
noun (pl) -laries
1.
any of the collections of ordinances promulgated by the Frankish kings (8th–10th centuries ad)
Word Origin
C17: from Medieval Latin capitulāris; see capitular
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