/ (kəˈnɒnɪˌkeɪt, -kɪt) /
the office or rank of a canon; canonry
Discover The Influence Of Portuguese On English Via This Quiz!
We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Words nearby canonicate
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Example sentences from the Web for canonicate
However, he did return to take possession of his canonicate at Lombes, and to lose possession of his peace of mind.