basilic

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adjective (1)

ba·​sil·​ic
bəˈsilik,
-lēk also -ˈzi-
variants or less commonly basilical
-lə̇kəl,
-ēk-
: of great importance : kingly, royal

basilic

2 of 3

noun

"
plural -s

basilic

3 of 3

adjective (2)

"
variants or less commonly basilical
"

Word History

Etymology

Adjective (1)

Latin basilicus, from Greek basilikos

Noun

French basilique, from Latin basilica

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“Basilic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/basilic. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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