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official

 [ŏ-fĭ´shal]
authorized by pharmacopeias and recognized formularies.

of·fi·cial

(ŏ-fi'shăl),
Authoritative; denoting a drug or a chemical or pharmaceutical preparation recognized as standard in the pharmacopeia. Compare: officinal.
[L. officialis, fr. officium, a favor, service, fr. opus, work, + facio, to do]

official

/of·fi·cial/ (o-fĭ´shal) authorized by a current pharmacopeia or recognized formulary.

official

(ə-fĭsh′əl)
adj.
Authorized by or contained in the US Pharmacopoeia or National Formulary. Used of drugs.

of·fi′cial·dom n.
of·fi′cial·ly adv.

of·fi·cial

(ŏ-fish'ăl)
Authoritative; denoting a drug, a chemical, or a pharmaceutical preparation recognized as standard in the Pharmacopeia.
[L. officialis, fr. officium, a favor, service, fr. opus, work, + facio, to do]
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In documents from Lucca, May 1437, he is described as a "Capitaneus et Maior Officialis Custodiae": Acton, 96-127 at 96, 123, 133 (in these he is "Bartholomeus q[uondam] Francisci de Paraventis de Tuderto," thus, unlike in the Abbatinus document under discussion, with the correct Latin for Todi).
The abbreviated phrase in capitul' offic' has been extended here as in capitulum officialis (in the chapter of the official), a suggestion I owe to Paul Brand.
They are not in any official position to speak for a large denominational or theological base, nor to take on themselves the mantel of dicta officialis.