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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ca•non•i•calkəˈnɒn ɪ kəl(adj.)ca•non′ic.

  1. pertaining to, established by, or conforming to a canon or canons.

    Category: Religion

  2. included in the canon of the Bible.

    Category: Religion

  3. authorized; recognized; accepted.

  4. (of a mathematical equation, coordinate, etc.) in simplest or standard form.

    Category: Math

  5. (n.)canonicals, garments prescribed by canon law for clergy when officiating.

    Category: Religion

Origin of canonical:

1150–1200; ME (< AF) < ML



  1. canonically(Adverb)

    In a canonical manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Canonically(adverb)

    in a canonical manner; according to the canons


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