What does sacerdotal mean?

Definitions for sacerdotal
ˌsæs ərˈdoʊt lsac·er·do·tal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sacerdotaladjective

    of or relating to a belief in sacerdotalism

    "sacerdotal emphasis on the authority of priests"

  2. priestly, hieratic, hieratical, sacerdotaladjective

    associated with the priesthood or priests

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


  1. sacerdotaladjective

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

    Etymology: From sacerdotalis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sacerdotaladjective

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

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sacerdotal

    sas-ėr-dō′tal, adj. priestly.—v.t. Sacerdō′talise, to render sacerdotal.—ns. Sacerdō′talism, the spirit of the priesthood: devotion to priestly interests, priestcraft: the belief that the presbyter is a priest in the sense of offering a sacrifice in the eucharist; Sacerdō′talist, a supporter of sacerdotalism.—adv. Sacerdō′tally. [L. sacerdos, a priest—sacer, sacred, dăre, to give.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sacerdotal in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sacerdotal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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