hagiographical
hagiographic ha`gi*o*graph"ic (h[a^]`g[-e]*[o^]*gr[.a]f"[i^]k), hagiographical ha`gi*o*graph"ic*al(h[a^]`g[-e]*[o^]*gr[.a]f"[i^]k*al), 1. of or pertaining to the Hagiographa, or to sacred writings; -- same as {hagiographal}. [PJC]

2. of or pertaining to hagiography. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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