from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Ecclesiastical Of or associated with Jesus as the Lord.
- adj. Ecclesiastical Relating to Sunday as the Lord's day.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Pertaining to the day of the Lord (i.e., Jesus): Sunday.
- adj. Pertaining to the dominical letter, an ancient system for determining Sundays (and especially Easter Sunday) in any given year.
- n. Sunday
- n. The Lord's Prayer.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Indicating, or pertaining to, the Lord's day, or Sunday.
- adj. Relating to, or given by, our Lord.
- n. The Lord's day or Sunday; also, the Lord's prayer.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to the Lord's day, or Sunday.
- Relating to Christ as Lord: as, the dominical prayer.
- n. The Lord's day; Sunday.
- n. The Lord's house; a building used for religious service.
- n. A dominical letter.
- n. A garment or veil for Sundays. See dominicale.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to or coming from Jesus Christ
- adj. of or relating to Sunday as the Lord's Day
Late Latin dominicālis, from Latin dominicus, of a lord, from dominus, lord; see dem- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Late Latin dominicālis ("of or pertaining to Sunday"), from Ecclesiastical Latin dominicus diēs ("day of the Lord") + -ālis; from Latin dominicus ("of or pertaining to a lord or master"), from dominus ("lord" or "master") + -icus, from domus ("house"), + -inus. (Wiktionary)