synodic

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Etymology[edit]

Latin synodicus, Ancient Greek συνοδικός (sunodikós, of or related to an assembly or meeting). Equivalent to synod +‎ -ic.

Adjective[edit]

synodic (comparative more synodic, superlative most synodic)

  1. of, related to or produced by a synod; synodal
    A synodical epistle — Bishop Stillingfleet.
  2. (astronomy) Of or pertaining to the conjunction of two or more heavenly bodies
    a synodical month
    the synodical revolution of the moon or a planet

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