Meaning of CANONICAL in English

CANONICAL

[ kə'nɒnɪk(ə)l ]

■ adjective

1》 according to or ordered by canon law.

2》 accepted as being accurate and authoritative.

3》 relating to a cathedral chapter or a member of it.

■ noun ( ~s ) the prescribed official dress of the clergy.

Derivatives

~ly adverb

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