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basilic

[buh-sil-ik, -zil-] /bəˈsɪl ɪk, -ˈzɪl-/
adjective
1.
kingly; royal.
2.
Also, basilican, basilical. of, relating to, or like a basilica.
Origin
1535-1545
1535-45; < Latin basilicus < Greek basilikós royal (basil(eús) king + -ikos -ic)
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