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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Canonist  \Can"on*ist\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  canoniste.] 
  A  professor  of  canon  law;  one  skilled  in  the  knowledge  and 
  practice  of  ecclesiastical  law.  --South. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  canonist 
  adj  :  pertaining  to  or  characteristic  of  a  body  of  rules  and 
  principles  accepted  as  axiomatic;  e.g.  "canonist 
  communism" 
  n  :  a  specialist  in  canon  law 




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