Magisterium

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Magisterium an authoritative statement
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. magisterius—magister, a master—mag, root of L. magnus, great.

Usage

In literature:

Your magisterium now, What's that?
"The Alchemist" by Ben Jonson
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In news:

Maybe the Magisterium is at work.
Each text has generated various interpretive communities: " the faithful " and "we the people," academic scholars in theology and law, pastors and lawyers, and the magisterium and the Supreme Court.
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