regnal

regnal

[reg-nl]
adjective
of or pertaining to a sovereign, sovereignty, or reign: the second regnal year of Louis XIV.

Origin:
1605–15; < Medieval Latin rēgnālis, equivalent to Latin rēgn(um) rule, kingdom + -ālis -al1; see reign

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regnal (ˈrɛɡnəl)
 
adj
1.  of a sovereign, reign, or kingdom
2.  designating a year of a sovereign's reign calculated from the date of his or her accession
 
[C17: from Medieval Latin rēgnālis, from Latin rēgnum sovereignty; see reign]

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