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Of or relating to a chapter, especially an ecclesiastical chapter.

[Medieval Latin capitulāris, from capitulum, chapter; see chapter.]

ca·pit′u·lar·ly adv.


1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) of or associated with a cathedral chapter
2. (Botany) of or relating to a capitulum
3. (Anatomy) of or relating to a capitulum
[C17: from Medieval Latin capitulāris, from capitulum chapter]
caˈpitularly adv


(kəˈpɪtʃ ə lər)
1. pertaining to an ecclesiastical or other chapter.
[1605–15; < Medieval Latin capitulāris=capitul(um) chapter + Latin -āris -ar1]
ca•pit′u•lar•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.capitular - of or pertaining to an ecclesiastical chapter; "capitular estates"
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782/785; Admonitio Generalis, 789; Capitulare missorum generale, 802; Charlemagne's letter to Chaerbald of Liege, 806; and the imperial encyclical on baptismal practice of 811/812--with its various surviving responses; Charlemagne's epitome, 813) and the acts of church councils (Capitulare Francofurtense, 794; Conventus episcoporum ad ripas Danubi, mid-796; Council of Friuli, 797; five reforming councils held at Arles, Mainz, Rheims, Tours, and Chalon, 813).
7) La relacion de textos mas completa y antigua que se ha conservado de un capitulare epistolarum es la del comes de Capua, que fue escrita por el obispo Victor de Capua al inicio de un codice con las cartas de san Pablo (el llamado Codex Fuldensis); en el texto biblico se senala en el margen el principio de cada lectura con un numero, que corresponde al de la lista, y el final con una cru cecita.
Only two volumes, the Evangeliary and Epistolary (Padua, Biblioteca Capitulare, E 26-27) written and illuminated by Sanvito to give to the collegiate church of Santa Giustina in Monselice, where he had become a canon shortly before his death, are signed in full.
And as is typical of modern Carolingian scholarship, the author ignores the environmental context of several events and documents that may condition their interpretation: the 794 Frankfurt synod, and its reforms of weights and measures, which occurred in the wake of the great famine of the early 790s; the Capitulare de villis, which was also likely drawn up during that crisis; and the 791 equine epizootic, which may partially account for the Avars' lack of fight and the Franks seizing their treasure with only "two small raiding forays.