abbatial

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English abbacyal, from Middle French abbatial, from Late Latin abbatialis, from abbatia (abbey) + -ialis (-ial).

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Adjective[edit]

abbatial (comparative more abbatial, superlative most abbatial)

  1. Belonging to, relating to, or pertaining to an abbey, abbot, or abbess. [Late 17th century.][1][2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Christine A. Lindberg (editor), The Oxford College Dictionary, 2nd edition (Spark Publishing, 2007 [2002], ISBN 978-1-4114-0500-4), page 1
  2. ^ Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 3

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin abbātiālis (abbatial).

Adjective[edit]

abbatial m (feminine abbatiale, masculine plural abbatiaux, feminine plural abbatiales)

  1. abbatial

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Noun[edit]

abbatial m (plural abbatiaux)

  1. The quarters of the abbot and monks within an abbey.