Sacerdotal
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Sacerdotal

English

Etymology

From Middle English sacerdotale, from Old French sacerdotal, from Latin sacerd?t?lis ("priestly").

Pronunciation

Adjective

sacerdotal (comparative more sacerdotal, superlative most sacerdotal)

  1. (religion) Of or relating to priests or a high religious order; priestly.
    • 1711, Roger Laurence, Sacerdotal Powers:
      ...and so neither is the Silence of the Reformed, and of the Church of England in relation to the Rebaptization of Persons Baptiz'd by Midwives and Laymen, any Argument against their receiving Sacerdotal Baptism; so long as that is the only Baptism which Christ Instituted, and which by his Law every one is bound to receive, who has not yet received it.
    • 1864, Fitz-Hugh Ludlow in The Atlantic:
      ...some of the figures are costumed in the style of religious art, with flowing sacerdotal garments.
    • 1886, Henry James, The Bostonians, London; New York, N.Y.: Macmillan and Co., OCLC 3179002:
      Verena's initial appearance in Boston, as he called her performance at Miss Birdseye's, had been a great success; and this reflection added, as I say, to his habitually sacerdotal expression.

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References

  1. ^ "sacerdotal", in Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary.
  2. ^ "sacerdotal", in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press, 2019-present.

Anagrams


French

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin sacerdotalis.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sa.s.d?.tal/
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Adjective

sacerdotal (feminine singular sacerdotale, masculine plural sacerdotaux, feminine plural sacerdotales)

  1. priestly

Further reading


Old Spanish

Etymology

From Latin sacerd?t?lis, from sacerd?s ("priest").

Pronunciation

Adjective

sacerdotal (plural sacerdotales)

  1. priestly
    • c. 1200, Almerich, Fazienda de Ultramar, f. 46r.
      e depues ueno saul. ¬ enop. e ?so estos sacerdotes e mato dent. Lxxx. ¬. v. reuestidos de sa?dotal uestimienta
      And then came Saul to Nob. And he took these priests and killed therein eighty-five men dressed in the priestly garments.

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Descendants

  • Spanish: sacerdotal

Portuguese

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin sacerdotalis.

Adjective

sacerdotal m or f (plural sacerdotais, comparable)

  1. (religion) sacerdotal (relating to priests or a high religious order)

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Romanian

Etymology

From French sacerdotal, from Latin sacerdotalis.

Adjective

sacerdotal m or n (feminine singular sacerdotal?, masculine plural sacerdotali, feminine and neuter plural sacerdotale)

  1. sacerdotal

Declension


Spanish

Etymology

From Old Spanish sacerdotal, from Latin sacerd?t?lis ("priestly"), from sacerd?s ("priest").

Adjective

sacerdotal (plural sacerdotales)

  1. sacerdotal

Related terms

Further reading


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