di·​ac·​o·​nal dī-ˈa-kə-nᵊl How to pronounce diaconal (audio)
: of or relating to a deacon or deaconess

Word History


Late Latin diaconalis, from diaconus deacon — more at deacon

First Known Use

circa 1611, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of diaconal was circa 1611

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“Diaconal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diaconal. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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