basilic

[buh-sil-ik, -zil-]
adjective
1.
kingly; royal.
2.
Also, basilican, basilical. of, pertaining to, or like a basilica.

Origin:
1535–45; < Latin basilicus < Greek basilikós royal (basil(eús) king + -ikos -ic)

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basilica (bəˈzɪlɪkə)
 
n
1.  a Roman building, used for public administration, having a large rectangular central nave with an aisle on each side and an apse at the end
2.  a rectangular early Christian or medieval church, usually having a nave with clerestories, two or four aisles, one or more vaulted apses, and a timber roof
3.  a Roman Catholic church having special ceremonial rights
 
[C16: from Latin, from Greek basilikē hall, from basilikē oikia the king's house, from basileus king; see basil]
 
ba'silican
 
adj
 
ba'silic
 
adj

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