[ai-ron-ik, a-ron-]
  1. of or relating to Aaron.
  2. pertaining or belonging to the order of Jewish priests descended from Aaron.
  3. of the second, or lesser, order of priesthood in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
  4. priestly.
Also Aaronical.

Origin of Aaronic

First recorded in 1870–75; Aaron + -ic
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  1. of or relating to Aaron, his family, or the priestly dynasty initiated by him
  2. of or relating to the Israelite high priesthood
  3. of or relating to the priesthood in general
  4. Mormon Church denoting or relating to the second order of the Mormon priesthood
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