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nomocanon

[ noh-muh-kan-uhn ]
/ ˌnoʊ məˈkæn ən /
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noun

a compendium of Greek Orthodox ecclesiastical laws and Byzantine imperial laws that related to ecclesiastical matters.

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Origin of nomocanon

From the Medieval Greek word nomokanṓn, dating back to 1720–30. See nomo-, canon1
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