canonical

canonically, adv.
/keuh non"i keuhl/, adj. Also, canonic.
1. pertaining to, established by, or conforming to a canon or canons.
2. included in the canon of the Bible.
3. authorized; recognized; accepted: canonical works.
4. Math. (of an equation, coordinate, etc.) in simplest or standard form.
5. following the pattern of a musical canon.
6. Ling. (of a form or pattern) characteristic, general or basic: the canonical form of the past tense; a canonical syllable pattern.
n.
7. canonicals, garments prescribed by canon law for clergy when officiating.
[1150-1200; ME ( < AF) < ML canonicalis, equiv. to canonic(us) (see CANON2) + -alis -AL1]

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