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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A person specializing in canon law.

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  • n. An expert in canon law

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A professor of canon law; one skilled in the knowledge and practice of ecclesiastical law.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One skilled in ecclesiastical or canon law.
  • n. One who lays down canons or laws for guidance in the systematic or scientific treatment of a subject.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. pertaining to or characteristic of a body of rules and principles accepted as axiomatic; e.g.
  • n. a specialist in canon law

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