abbatial

adjective
ab·​ba·​tial | \ ə-ˈbā-shəl How to pronounce abbatial (audio) , a- \

Definition of abbatial

: of or relating to an abbot, abbess, or abbey

First Known Use of abbatial

circa 1642, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for abbatial

borrowed from French, going back to Middle French, borrowed from Medieval Latin abbātiālis, from abbātia abbey + Latin -ālis -al entry 1

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The first known use of abbatial was circa 1642

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“Abbatial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/abbatial. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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