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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Relating to heralds, declarations of war, and peace treaties.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to heralds, declarations of war, and treaties of peace.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See fetial.

Etymologies

Latin fetialis belonging to the fetiales, the Roman priests who sanctioned treaties and demanded satisfaction from the enemy before a formal declaration of war. (Wiktionary)

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