canonist

[kan-uh-nist]

noun

a person who is a specialist in canon law.

Origin of canonist

1350–1400; Middle English. See canon1, -ist
Related formscan·on·is·tic, can·on·is·ti·cal, adjective
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canonist

noun

a specialist in canon law
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