[ kwod-ruh-jes-uh-muhl ]
/ ˌkwɒd rəˈdʒɛs ə məl /
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of, relating to, or suitable for Lent; Lenten.
(sometimes lowercase) lasting 40 days, as the fast of Lent.
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Origin of Quadragesimal
First recorded in 1620–30; Quadragesim(a) + -al1
Words nearby Quadragesimal
quadplex, quadr-, quadra, quadragenarian, Quadragesima, Quadragesimal, quadrangle, quadrangular, quadrans, quadrant, quadrantal corrector
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How to use Quadragesimal in a sentence
And when ten days of the quadragesimal fast were yet remaining, there came one to summon him to the king.The Evolution Of An English Town|Gordon Home
In Illyria, Achaia and Alexandria the quadragesimal fast lasted six weeks.
The common stinging-nettle (Sama) is, by boiling, also prepared into an indifferent food during the quadragesimal low diet.The Highlands of Ethiopia|William Cornwallis Harris
British Dictionary definitions for Quadragesimal
/ (ˌkwɒdrəˈdʒɛsɪməl) /
of, relating to, or characteristic of Lent or the season of Lent
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