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Ca*pit"u*lar (?), n. [LL. capitulare, capitularium, fr. L. capitulum a small head, a chapter, dim. of capit head, chapter.]


An act passed in a chapter.


A member of a chapter.

The chapter itself, and all its members or capitulars. Ayliffe.


The head or prominent part.


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Ca*pit"u*lar (?), a.

1. Eccl.

Of or pertaining to a chapter; capitulary.

From the pope to the member of the capitular body. Milman.

2. Bot.

Growing in, or pertaining to, a capitulum.

3. Anat.

Pertaining to a capitulum; as, the capitular process of a vetebra, the process which articulates with the capitulum of a rib.


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