Definition of quadragesimal in English:

quadragesimal

Line breaks: quadra|gesi¦mal
Pronunciation: /ˌkwɒdrəˈdʒɛsɪm(ə)l
 
/

adjective

archaic
  • 1(Of a fast, especially one in Lent) lasting forty days.
  • 1.1Belonging or appropriate to the period of Lent.
    More example sentences
    • The second part of the article focuses on the sermons from the point of view of sins, the central theme of quadragesimal sermons.

More definitions of quadragesimal

Definition of quadragesimal in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day astrogation
Pronunciation: ˌastrə(ʊ)ˈgeɪʃ(ə)n
noun
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space