canonist

(redirected from canonistical)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal.

can·on·ist

 (kăn′ə-nĭst)
n.
A person specializing in canon law.

can′on·is′tic, can′on·is′ti·cal adj.

canonist

(ˈkænənɪst)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) a specialist in canon law

can•on•ist

(ˈkæn ə nɪst)

n.
a person who is a specialist in canon law.
[1350–1400]
can`on•is′tic, can`on•is′ti•cal, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.canonist - a specialist in canon law
specialiser, specialist, specializer - an expert who is devoted to one occupation or branch of learning
Adj.1.canonist - pertaining to or characteristic of a body of rules and principles accepted as axiomatic; e.g. "canonist communism"
References in periodicals archive ?
58 80, containing two small collections of canonistical material with parallels with the Hibernensis, was copied at Boniface's request: Rob Meens, "The Oldest Manuscript Witness of the Collectio Canonum Hibemensis," Peritia 14 (2000): 1-19, at 13-14.