Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See fetial.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

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

Etymologies

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

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