Pronunciation: (ku-pich'u-ler"ē), [key]
—adj., n., pl. -lar•ies.
pertaining to a chapter, esp. to an ecclesiastical one.
1. a member of a chapter, esp. of an ecclesiastical one.
2. Often, capitularies. an ordinance or law of a Frankish sovereign.
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