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Extravagantes

/ (ɪkˌstrævəˈɡæntiːz) /
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pl n

RC Church decretals circulating outside some recognized collection of canon law. Those of John XXII and the so-called Extravagantes communes form part of the Corpus Juris Canonici

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Word Origin for Extravagantes

Latin: wandering, circulating
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Example sentences from the Web for Extravagantes

  • It is among the decrees or constitutions known as Extravagantes.

    The Popes and Science|James J. Walsh
  • La han vestido con ahuecado ropn de terciopelo bordado de oro, de tan extraa forma que supera a las modas ms extravagantes del da.

    Doa Perfecta|Benito Prez Galds
  • To these have been since added some decrees of later popes in five books, called extravagantes communes.

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