abbatial

[ uh-bey-shuh l ]
/ əˈbeɪ ʃəl /
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adjective

of or relating to an abbot, abbess, or abbey.

Nearby words

  1. abbas,
  2. abbas i,
  3. abbasid,
  4. abbassid,
  5. abbasside,
  6. abbe,
  7. abbe condenser,
  8. abbe number,
  9. abbed,
  10. abbess

Origin of abbatial

From the Late Latin word abbātiālis, dating back to 1635–45. See abbacy, -al1

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abbatial

/ (əˈbeɪʃəl) /

adjective

of or relating to an abbot, abbess, or abbey

Word Origin for abbatial

C17: from Church Latin abbātiālis, from abbāt- abbot; see -al 1

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