monsignorial
adjective see monsignor

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Monsignorial — See Monsignor. * * * …   Universalium

  • monsignorial — mon·si·gno·ri·al …   English syllables

  • monsignorial — adjective see monsignor …   Useful english dictionary

  • Monsignor — monsignorial /mon seen yawr ee euhl, yohr /, adj. /mon see nyeuhr/; It. /mawn see nyawrdd /, n., pl. Monsignors, It. Monsignori /mawn see nyaw rddee/. Rom. Cath. Ch. 1. a title conferred upon certain prelates. 2. a person bearing this title. Also …   Universalium

  • monsignor — noun (plural monsignors or monsignori) Etymology: Italian monsignore, from French monseigneur Date: 1607 a Roman Catholic prelate having a dignity or titular distinction (as of domestic prelate or protonotary apostolic) usually conferred by the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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