[ moh-too proh-pree-oh ]
/ ˈmoʊ tu ˈproʊ priˌoʊ /
any of certain documents issued by the pope without counsel from others.
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Origin of motu proprio
literally, of one's own accord
Words nearby motu proprio
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British Dictionary definitions for motu proprio
/ (ˈməʊtuː ˈprəʊprɪˌəʊ) /
an administrative papal bull
Word Origin for motu proprio
Latin: of his own accord
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