sacral

1
[ sey-kruhl, sak-ruhl ]
/ ˈseɪ krəl, ˈsæk rəl /

adjective

of or relating to sacred rites or observances.

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Origin of sacral

1
1880–85; <Latin sacr(um) sacred thing + -al1

Definition for sacral (2 of 2)

sacral2
[ sey-kruhl, sak-ruhl ]
/ ˈseɪ krəl, ˈsæk rəl /

adjective

of or relating to the sacrum.

Origin of sacral

2
1760–70; <New Latin sacrālis;see sacrum, -al1
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British Dictionary definitions for sacral (1 of 2)

sacral1
/ (ˈseɪkrəl) /

adjective

of, relating to, or associated with sacred rites

Word Origin for sacral

C19: from Latin sacrum sacred object

British Dictionary definitions for sacral (2 of 2)

sacral2
/ (ˈseɪkrəl) /

adjective

of or relating to the sacrum

Word Origin for sacral

C18: from New Latin sacrālis of the sacrum
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Medical definitions for sacral

sacral
[ sākrəl ]

adj.

In the region of or relating to the sacrum.
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