prefectorial

[ pree-fek-tawr-ee-uhl, -tohr- ]
/ ˌpri fɛkˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr- /

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of a prefect: prefectorial powers.

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Origin of prefectorial

1860–65; <Late Latin praefectōri(us) (see prefect, -tory1) + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM prefectorial

sub·pre·fec·to·ri·al, adjective
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