Medieval Latin capitulārisfromcapitulumchapterchapter
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Late Latin capitulare, capitularium, from Latincapitulum (“a small head, a chapter”).
Capitular Sentence Examples
He then retired to Frauenburg, and vigorously attended to his capitular duties.
He was the first bishop appointed by letters patent under the act passed in 1547 without the form of capitular election; and the service performed at his consecration was also novel, being in English; he also preached at St Paul's on the 11th of November clad only as a priest and not as a bishop, and inveighed against vest= ments and altars.
Exclusive of the sovereign and princes of the blood, and foreign sovereigns and princes, it consists of twelve capitular knights of the rank of count or Freiherr.
It has two divisions, each of five classes, of capitular knights and honorary members.