motu

motu proprio

[moh-too proh-pree-oh]
Latin.
of one's own accord: used of certain documents issued by the pope without counsel from others.
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proprio motu

[praw-pri-oh moh-too; English proh-pree-oh moh-too]
Latin.
by one's own volition; on one's own initiative.
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motu (məʊˈtuː)
 
n
derogatory (Hinglish) a fat man or boy
 
[C21: Hindi]

Motu (ˈməʊtuː)
 
n , -tu, -tus
1.  a member of an aboriginal people of S Papua
2.  the language of this people, belonging to the Malayo-Polynesian family
3.  Compare Neo-Melanesian Hiri Motu, Also called: Police Motu a pidgin version of this language, widely used in Papua-New Guinea

motu proprio (ˈməʊtuː ˈprəʊprɪˌəʊ)
 
n
an administrative papal bull
 
[Latin: of his own accord]

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