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Meaning of CAPITULAR

Pronunciation:  ku'pichulur

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  of or pertaining to an ecclesiastical chapter; "capitular estates"

CAPITULAR is a 9 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: capitulary



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Ca*pit"u*lar\, n. [LL. capitulare, capitularium, fr.
    L. capitulum a small head, a chapter, dim. of capit head,
    1. An act passed in a chapter.
    2. A member of a chapter.
             The chapter itself, and all its members or
             capitulars.                           --Ayliffe.
    3. The head or prominent part.
  2. \Ca*pit"u*lar\, a.
    1. (Eccl.) Of or pertaining to a chapter; capitulary.
             From the pope to the member of the capitular body.
    2. (Bot.) Growing in, or pertaining to, a capitulum.
    3. (Anat.) Pertaining to a capitulum; as, the capitular
       process of a vertebra, the process which articulates with
       the capitulum of a rib.