adjective di·ac·o·nal \dī-ˈa-kə-nəl, dē-\

Definition of DIACONAL

:  of or relating to a deacon or deaconess

Origin of DIACONAL

Late Latin diaconalis, from diaconus deacon — more at deacon
First Known Use: circa 1611


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