[duh-min-i-kuh l]


of or relating to Jesus Christ as Lord.
of or relating to the Lord's Day, or Sunday.

Nearby words

  1. domingo, placido,
  2. dominguín,
  3. dominic,
  4. dominic, saint,
  5. dominica,
  6. dominical altar,
  7. dominical letter,
  8. dominicale,
  9. dominican,
  10. dominican republic

Origin of dominical

1530–40; < Late Latin dominicālis, equivalent to Latin dominic(us) of a lord or the Lord (dominus lord, Lord + -icus -ic) + -ālis -al1

Related formsun·do·min·i·cal, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for dominical



of, relating to, or emanating from Jesus Christ as Lord
of or relating to Sunday as the Lord's Day

Word Origin for dominical

C15: from Late Latin dominicālis, from Latin dominus lord

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