vicarial

vicarial

[vahy-kair-ee-uhl, vi-]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to a vicar.
2.
acting as or holding the office of a vicar.
3.
delegated or vicarious: vicarial powers.

Origin:
1610–20; < Latin vicāri(us) vicar + -al1

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vicarial (vɪˈkɛərɪəl, vaɪ-)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to a vicar, vicars, or a vicariate
2.  holding the office of a vicar
3.  vicarious: used esp of certain ecclesiastical powers

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