sacerdotal

[ sas-er-doht-l ]
/ ˌsæs ərˈdoʊt l /

adjective

of priests; priestly.

Origin of sacerdotal

1350–1400; Middle English < Latin sacerdōtālis, equivalent to sacerdōt- (stem of sacerdōs) priest + -ālis -al1

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sacerdotal

/ (ˌsæsəˈdəʊtəl) /

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of priests

Derived Forms

sacerdotally, adverb

Word Origin for sacerdotal

C14: from Latin sacerdōtālis, from sacerdōs priest, from sacer sacred
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