Definitions for sacrificialˌsæk rəˈfɪʃ əl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sac•ri•fi•cialˌsæk rəˈfɪʃ əl(adj.)

  1. pertaining to, concerned with, or used in sacrifice:

    a sacrificial lamb.

Origin of sacrificial:

1600–10; < L sacrifici(um)sacrifice+ -al1


Princeton's WordNet

  1. sacrificial(adj)

    used in or connected with a sacrifice

    "sacrificial lamb"


  1. sacrificial(Adjective)

    Relating to sacrifice

    The old sacrificial well is still there, but animals aren't thrown into it to appease monsters anymore.

  2. sacrificial(Adjective)

    Used as a sacrifice.

  3. Origin: From sacrificialis, from sacrificium, from sacrificus, from sacrifico, from sacer + facio.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sacrificial(adj)

    of or pertaining to sacrifice or sacrifices; consisting in sacrifice; performing sacrifice

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