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pl n
  1. 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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Historical Examples of extravagantes

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

    The Popes and Science

    James J. Walsh