benedictional

noun
bene·​dic·​tion·​al | \ ¦be-nə-¦dik-shnəl, -shə-nᵊl \
plural -s

Definition of benedictional

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a book of benedictions

benedictional

adjective
bene·​dic·​tion·​al | \ ¦be-nə-¦dik-shnəl, -shə-nᵊl \

Definition of benedictional (Entry 2 of 2)

: of or relating to benediction the benedictional attitude of the child— Herbert Read

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History and Etymology for benedictional

Noun

Medieval Latin benedictionale, from neuter of benedictionalis of a benediction (in benedictionalis liber book of benedictions), from Late Latin benediction-, benedictio + Latin -alis -al

Adjective

benediction + -al

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“Benedictional.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/benedictional. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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