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Partly translated from New Latin abbas nullius, short for abbas nullius dioecesis (“abbot of no diocese”).
abbot nullius (uncountable)
- An abbot who is exempt from diocesan control, and acts with papal authority.
- ^ Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 , ISBN 0-87779-101-5)