indices librorum prohibitorum

Index Librorum Prohibitorum

[in-deks-lahy-brawr-uhm proh-hib-i-tawr-uhm, -brohr-uhm proh-hib-i-tohr-, lee-]
noun, plural Indices Librorum Prohibitorum [in-duh-seez lahy-brawr-uhm proh-hib-i-tawr-uhm, -brohr-uhm proh-hib-i-tohr-, lee-] . Roman Catholic Church.
a list of books forbidden to be read except from expurgated editions or by special permission.


Origin:
< Neo-Latin: index of prohibited books

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Index Librorum Prohibitorum (ˈɪndɛks laɪˈbrɔːrʊm prəʊˌhɪbɪˈtɔːrʊm)
 
n
RC Church Often called: the Index (formerly) an official list of proscribed books
 
[C17, literally: list of forbidden books]

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