- pertaining to or concerned with sacrifice.
Origin of sacrificial
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Examples from the Web for sacrificially
Among the creatures that were sacrificially hunted in different parts of Western Europe were a number of small birds.
Possibly this goes back to a custom of fattening a victim that was sacrificially slain.
The wren is not the only bird that was sacrificially eaten in France, judging from the chants that are recorded.
- used in or connected with a sacrifice
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Word Origin and History for sacrificially
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