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laical

play
adjective la·ical \ˈlā-ə-kəl\

Definition of laical

  1. :  of or relating to the laity :  secular

laic noun
laically play \ˈlā-ə-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


Variants of laical

or laic play \ˈlā-ik\

Origin of laical

Late Latin laicus, from Late Greek laïkos, from Greek, of the people, from laos people


First Known Use: 1562


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