Definitions for canonessˈkæn ə nɪs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

can•on•essˈkæn ə nɪs(n.)

  1. a member of a Christian community of women living under a rule but not under a vow.

    Category: Religion, Usage Note

Origin of canoness:

1675–85

Webster Dictionary

  1. Canoness(noun)

    a woman who holds a canonry in a conventual chapter

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