Latin for the temporal world. This is the word from which the word 'secular' originates.
Related term(s): Secular; Regular; Laity; Clergy; Ecclesiastic; Cleric
Category: Western Christianity
Source information: Singman, Jeffrey L. Daily Life in Medieval Europe. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1999. 11.
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