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decretal (s) (noun), decretals (pl)
1. In the Roman Catholic Church, a decree; especially, a papal letter giving a decision on a point or question of canon law.
2. Etymology: Middle English, from Old French decretale, previously from Late Latin decretalis, "fixed by decree", from Latin decretum, "principle, decision".
This entry is located in the following units: cern-, cert-, cer-; cret-, creet-, cre- (page 2) de- (page 10)