Definitions for sacerdotalˌsæs ərˈdoʊt l

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sacerdotal(adj)

    of or relating to a belief in sacerdotalism

    "sacerdotal emphasis on the authority of priests"

  2. priestly, hieratic, hieratical, sacerdotal(adj)

    associated with the priesthood or priests

    "priestly (or sacerdotal) vestments"; "hieratic gestures"


  1. sacerdotal(Adjective)

    Of or relating to priests or a high religious order; priestly.

  2. Origin: From sacerdotalis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sacerdotal(adj)

    of or pertaining to priests, or to the order of priests; relating to the priesthood; priesty; as, sacerdotal dignity; sacerdotal functions

  2. Origin: [L. sacerdotalis, fr. sacerdos, -otis, a priest, fr. sacer holy, sacred: cf. F. sacerdotal.]

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