Idoneous I*do"ne*ous, a. [L. idoneus.] Appropriate; suitable; proper; fit; adequate. [R.] [1913 Webster]

An ecclesiastical benefice . . . ought to be conferred on an idoneous person. --Ayliffe. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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