Ruridecanal Ru`ri*dec"a*nal, a. [L. rus, ruris the country + decanus the chief of ten. See {Dean}.] Of or pertaining to a rural dean; as, a ruridecanal district; the ruridecanal intellect. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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