Sacerdotal


Sacerdotal
Sacerdotal Sac`er*do"tal, a. [L. sacerdotalis, fr. sacerdos, -otis, a priest, fr. sacer holy, sacred: cf. F. sacerdotal.] Of or pertaining to priests, or to the order of priests; relating to the priesthood; priesty; as, sacerdotal dignity; sacerdotal functions. [1913 Webster]

The ascendency of the sacerdotal order was long the ascendency which naturally and properly belongs to intellectual superiority. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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