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canonicity

[kan-uh-nis-i-tee]
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noun
  1. the quality of being canonical.

Origin of canonicity

1790–1800; < Latin canōnic(us) according to rule (see canon2) + -ity
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canonicity

noun
  1. the fact or quality of being canonical
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