regnal

adjective
reg·​nal | \ ˈreg-nᵊl How to pronounce regnal (audio) \

Definition of regnal

: of or relating to a king or his reign specifically : calculated from a monarch's accession to the throne in his eighth regnal year

First Known Use of regnal

1612, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for regnal

Medieval Latin regnalis, from Latin regnum reign — more at reign

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“Regnal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/regnal. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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