Share this entry

Share this page

piacular

Saltos de línea: pi¦acu|lar
Pronunciación: /pʌɪˈakjʊlə
 
/

Definición de piacular en inglés:

adjetivo

rare
Making or requiring atonement.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • I would never do a ritual without a piacular offering – just in case.
  • If the omen is such that this question is answered in the negative, we go back and do another piacular offering, then start this part over.
  • These terms draw attention to the formal distinction between sacrifices offered for persons and those offered on behalf of social groups, but we shall see that they differ also in intention, the first having primarily a piacular intention, and the second a confirmatory one.

Origen

early 17th century: from Latin piacularis, from piaculum 'expiation', from piare 'appease'.

Definición de piacular en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Más sobre piacular

Palabras cercanas

Palabra del día apathetic
Pronunciación: apəˈθɛtɪk
adjective
showing or feeling no interest, enthusiasm, or concern