regnal

[reg-nl]
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adjective

of or relating to a sovereign, sovereignty, or reign: the second regnal year of Louis XIV.

Nearby words

  1. regius professor,
  2. regle,
  3. reglet,
  4. regma,
  5. regmaker,
  6. regnant,
  7. regnat populus,
  8. rego,
  9. regolith,
  10. regorge

Origin of regnal

1605–15; < Medieval Latin rēgnālis, equivalent to Latin rēgn(um) rule, kingdom + -ālis -al1; see reign

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British Dictionary definitions for regnal

regnal

adjective

of a sovereign, reign, or kingdom
designating a year of a sovereign's reign calculated from the date of his or her accession

Word Origin for regnal

C17: from Medieval Latin rēgnālis, from Latin rēgnum sovereignty; see reign

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