indult

[in-duhlt]

Origin of indult

1525–35; < Medieval Latin indultum noun use of neuter of indultus, past participle of indulgēre to indulge
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indult

noun
  1. RC Church a faculty granted by the Holy See allowing a specific deviation from the Church's common law

Word Origin for indult

C16: from Church Latin indultum a privilege, from Latin indulgēre to indulge
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