Simoniac
Simoniac Si*mo"ni*ac, n. [LL. simoniacus. See {Simony}.] One who practices simony, or who buys or sells preferment in the church. --Ayliffe. [1913 Webster]

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  • simoniac — SIMONIÁC, simoniaci, s.m. Persoană care se face vinovată de simonie. [pr.: ni ac] – Din fr. simoniaque. Trimis de IoanSoleriu, 24.07.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  simoniác adj. m., s. m. (sil. ni ac), pl. simoniáci; …   Dicționar Român

  • simoniac — [si mō′nē ak΄] n. [ME symoniak < ML simoniacus] a person guilty of simony simoniacal [sī΄mə nī′ə kəl, sim΄ənī′ə kəl] adj …   English World dictionary

  • simoniac — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin simoniacus, from Late Latin simonia simony Date: 14th century one who practices simony • simoniac or simoniacal adjective • simoniacally adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • simoniac — simoniacal /suy meuh nuy euh keuhl, sim euh /, adj. simoniacally, adv. /si moh nee ak /, n. a person who practices simony. [1300 50; ME < ML simoniacus (n. and adj.). See SIMONY, AC] * * * …   Universalium

  • simoniac — noun One who carries on or is guilty of simony …   Wiktionary

  • simoníac — si|mo|ní|ac Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • simoniac — si·mo·ni·ac …   English syllables

  • simoniac — si•mo•ni•ac [[t]sɪˈmoʊ niˌæk[/t]] n. a person who practices simony • Etymology: 1300–50; < ML simoniacus (n. and adj.). See simony, ac si•mo•ni•a•cal ˌsaɪ məˈnaɪ ə kəl, ˌsɪm ə adj. si mo•ni′a•cal•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • simoniac — /səˈmoʊniæk/ (say suh mohneeak) noun someone who practises simony. {Middle English symoniak, from Old French} –simoniacal /saɪməˈnaɪəkəl/ (say suymuh nuyuhkuhl), adjective –simoniacally /saɪməˈnaɪəkli/ (say suymuh nuyuhklee), adverb …   Australian English dictionary

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