abbatial

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adjective ab·ba·tial \ə-ˈbā-shəl, a-\

Definition of abbatial

  1. :  of or relating to an abbot, abbess, or abbey

Origin and Etymology of abbatial

borrowed from French, going back to Middle French, borrowed from Medieval Latin abbātiālis, from abbātia abbey + Latin -ālis 1-al


First Known Use: circa 1642


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