abbatial

[uh-bey-shuh l]

Origin of abbatial

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

adjective
  1. 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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