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SACRIFICIAL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does sacrificial mean? 

SACRIFICIAL (adjective)
  The adjective SACRIFICIAL has 1 sense:

1. used in or connected with a sacrifice

  Familiarity information: SACRIFICIAL used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SACRIFICIAL (adjective)


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Meaning:

Used in or connected with a sacrifice

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context example:

sacrificial lamb

Pertainym:

sacrifice (the act of killing (an animal or person) in order to propitiate a deity)


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