capitular

[ kuh-pich-uh-ler ]
/ kəˈpɪtʃ ə lər /

noun

a member of an ecclesiastical chapter.
capitulars, the laws or statutes of a chapter or of an ecclesiastical council.

adjective

Botany. capitate.
pertaining to an ecclesiastical or other chapter.

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Origin of capitular

1605–15; <Medieval Latin capitulāris, equivalent to capitul(um) chapter (literally, small head; see capitulum) + -āris-ar1

OTHER WORDS FROM capitular

ca·pit·u·lar·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for capitular

capitular
/ (kəˈpɪtjʊlə) /

adjective

of or associated with a cathedral chapter
of or relating to a capitulum

Derived forms of capitular

capitularly, adverb

Word Origin for capitular

C17: from Medieval Latin capitulāris, from capitulum chapter
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