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synodal

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

synodal (plural synodals)

  1. A tribute in money formerly paid to the bishop or archdeacon, at the time of his Easter visitation, by every parish priest, now made to the ecclesiastical commissioners; a procuration.
    • Gibson
      Synodals are due, of common right, to the bishop only.
  2. A constitution made in a provincial or diocesan synod.

AdjectiveEdit

synodal (not comparable)

  1. synodic; relating to a synod
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin synodalis, from Ancient Greek (synodos) 'gathering'; cognate with Dutch synodaal, German synodal etc.

AdjectiveEdit

synodal m (feminine synodale, masculine plural synodaux, feminine plural synodales)

  1. synodic, pertaining to a synod, notably in ecclesiastic context

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin synodalis, from Ancient Greek (synodos) 'gathering'; cognate with homophone Dutch synodaal, French synodal etc.

AdjectiveEdit

synodal

  1. synodic, relating to a synod, notably in ecclesiastic context

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