canonist

[ kan-uh-nist ]
/ ˈkæn ə nɪst /

noun

a person who is a specialist in canon law.

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Origin of canonist

1350–1400; Middle English. See canon1, -ist

OTHER WORDS FROM canonist

can·on·is·tic, can·on·is·ti·cal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for canonist

canonist
/ (ˈkænənɪst) /

noun

a specialist in canon law
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