prefectorial

adjective
pre·​fec·​to·​ri·​al | \ ¦prēˌfek¦tōrēəl, -tȯr- \

Definition of prefectorial

: of or relating to a prefect

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Other Words from prefectorial

prefectorially \ -​rēəlē , -​li \ adverb

History and Etymology for prefectorial

Late Latin praefectorius (from Latin praefectus prefect + -orius -ory) + English -al

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“Prefectorial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prefectorial. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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