borrowed from French, going back to Middle French, borrowed from Medieval Latin abbātiālis, from abbātia abbey + Latin -ālis -al entry 1
circa 1642, in the meaning defined above
“Abbatial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/abbatial. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.
Britannica English: Translation of abbatial for Arabic Speakers
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