vicarial

adjective
vi·​car·​i·​al | \ vī-ˈker-ē-əl How to pronounce vicarial (audio) , və- \

Definition of vicarial

2 : of or relating to a vicar

Examples of vicarial in a Sentence

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First Known Use of vicarial

1617, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for vicarial

Latin vicarius

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“Vicarial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vicarial. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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