decanal

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From French décanal

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dɨˈkeɪnəl/, /ˈdɛkənəl/

Adjective[edit]

decanal (comparative more decanal, superlative most decanal)

  1. Pertaining to a dean or deanery.
    • (Can we date this quote?) Churton
      His rectorial as well as decanal residence.
    • (Can we date this quote?) Shipley
      Decanal side, the side of the choir on which the dean's stall is placed. Decanal stall, the stall allotted to the dean in the choir, on the right or south side of the chancel.

Etymology 2[edit]

decane +‎ -al

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Noun[edit]

decanal (uncountable)

  1. (chemistry) the simple aliphatic aldehyde, CH3(CH2)8CHO, related to capric acid
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.