Definition of canonic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈnɒnɪk//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈnɑːnɪk//
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  1. 1(music) in the form of a canon
  2. 2= canonical
  3. Word OriginOld English (as a noun): from Old French canonique or Latin canonicus ‘canonical’, from Greek kanonikos, from kanon ‘rule’. The adjective dates from the late 15th cent.
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