[duh-min-i-kuh l]

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. 2018

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  1. of, relating to, or emanating from Jesus Christ as Lord
  2. 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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