One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A collection of the canons of Church councils, together with civil laws relating to ecclesiastical matters.
Early 18th century; earliest use found in Ephraim Chambers (?1680–1740), encyclopaedist. From Byzantine Greek νομοκανών from ancient Greek νομο- + κανών.
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