decanal

[ dek-uh-nl, dih-keyn-l ]

adjective
  1. of or relating to a dean or deanery: decanal responsibilities.

Origin of decanal

1
1700–10; <Late Latin decān(us) dean + -al1

Other words from decanal

  • dec·a·nal·ly, de·can·i·cal·ly [dih-kan-ik-lee], /dɪˈkæn ɪk li/, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for decanal

decanal

/ (dɪˈkeɪnəl) /


adjective
  1. of or relating to a dean or deanery

  2. (of part of a choir) on the same side of a cathedral, etc, as the dean; on the S side of the choir

Origin of decanal

1
C18: from Medieval Latin decānālis, decānus dean

Derived forms of decanal

  • decanally or decanically (dɪˈkænɪkəlɪ), adverb

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