(RC Church) decretals circulating outside some recognized collection of canon law. Those of John XXII and the so-called Extravagantes communes form part of the Corpus Juris Canonici
[ik-strav-uh-guh nt] /ɪkˈstræv ə gənt/ adjective 1. spending much more than is necessary or wise; wasteful: an extravagant shopper. 2. excessively high: extravagant expenses; extravagant prices. 3. exceeding the bounds of reason, as actions, demands, opinions, or passions. 4. going beyond what is deserved or justifiable: extravagant praise. 5. Obsolete. wandering beyond bounds. /ɪkˈstrævəɡənt/ adjective […]
[ik-strav-uh-gan-zuh] /ɪkˌstræv əˈgæn zə/ noun 1. a musical or dramatic composition or production, as comic opera or musical comedy, marked by a loose structure, a frivolous theme, and elaborate costuming and staging. 2. any lavish or opulent show, event, assemblage, etc.: an extravaganza of new housewares on the twelfth floor. /ɪkˌstrævəˈɡænzə/ noun 1. an elaborately […]
[ik-strav-uh-geyt] /ɪkˈstræv əˌgeɪt/ verb (used without object), extravagated, extravagating. Archaic. 1. to wander beyond bounds; roam at will; stray. 2. to go beyond the bounds of propriety or reason. /ɪkˈstrævəˌɡeɪt/ verb (intransitive) (archaic) 1. to exceed normal limits or propriety 2. to roam at will
[ek-struh-vaj-uh-nl] /ˌɛk strəˈvædʒ ə nl/ adjective 1. Botany. developing outside the sheath, as the young shoots of certain grasses. 2. Anatomy. located outside the vagina.