[ dahy-ak-uh-nl ]
/ daɪˈæk ə nl /
pertaining to a deacon.
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Example sentences from the Web for diaconal
The widows were soon entrusted with diaconal tasks connected with the worship, and received a corresponding respect.History of Dogma, Volume 1 (of 7)|Adolph Harnack
The executive business of Christian Brethren is managed by deacons; but the diaconal stage has not yet been reached in Preston.Our Churches and Chapels|Atticus
British Dictionary definitions for diaconal
/ (daɪˈækənəl) /
of or associated with a deacon or the diaconate
Word Origin for diaconal
C17: from Late Latin diāconālis, from diāconus deacon
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