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cardinal US English

A leading dignitary of the Roman Catholic Church. Cardinals are nominated by the pope and form the Sacred College, which elects succeeding popes (now invariably from among their own number)

cardinal red in cardinal US English

A deep scarlet color like that of a cardinal’s cassock

cardinal fish US English

A small brightly colored fish found in shallow tropical seas around reefs. The male often broods the eggs in his mouth

cardinal sin US English

Another name for deadly sin

cardinal beetle US English

A mainly bright red beetle with feathery or comblike antennae. It typically lives under loose bark

cardinal flower US English

A tall scarlet-flowered lobelia found in North America

cardinal number US English

A number denoting quantity (one, two, three, etc.), as opposed to an ordinal number (first, second, third, etc.)

cardinal point US English

Each of the four main points of the compass (north, south, east, and west)

cardinal virtue US English

Each of the chief natural virtues of justice, prudence, temperance, and fortitude, as defined by Plato and Aristotle and adopted by the Church Fathers

cardinal vowel US English

Each of a series of vowel sounds used as a standard reference point to assist in the description and classification of vowel sounds in any language

cardinal humor in humor US English

Each of the four chief fluids of the body (blood, phlegm, yellow bile [choler], and black bile [melancholy]) that were thought to determine a person’s physical and mental qualities by the relative proportions in which they were present

Richelieu, Duc de US English

(1585–1642), French cardinal and statesman; born Armand Jean du Plessis; known as Cardinal Richelieu. He was chief minister to Louis XIII 1624–42 and established the Académie française in 1635

Wolsey, Thomas US English

(Circa 1474–1530), English prelate and statesman; known as Cardinal Wolsey. He incurred royal displeasure through his failure to secure the papal dispensation necessary for Henry VIII’s divorce from Catherine of Aragon. He was arrested on a charge of treason and died on his way to trial

Cardinal Wolsey in Wolsey, Thomas US English

(Circa 1474–1530), English prelate and statesman; known as Cardinal Wolsey. He incurred royal displeasure through his failure to secure the papal dispensation necessary for Henry VIII’s divorce from Catherine of Aragon. He was arrested on a charge of treason and died on his way to trial

northern or common cardinal in cardinal US English

A New World songbird of the bunting family, with a stout bill and typically with a conspicuous crest. The male is partly or mostly red in color

Cardinal Richelieu in Richelieu, Duc de US English

(1585–1642), French cardinal and statesman; born Armand Jean du Plessis; known as Cardinal Richelieu. He was chief minister to Louis XIII 1624–42 and established the Académie française in 1635

Cardinal Rodrigo Borgia in Borgia, Cesare US English

(Circa 1476–1507), Italian statesman, cardinal, and general. He was the illegitimate son of Cardinal Rodrigo Borgia (later Pope Alexander VI) and the brother of Lucrezia Borgia

Cardinal Rodrigo Borgia in Borgia, Lucrezia US English

(1480–1519), Italian noblewoman; sister of Cesare Borgia. She was the illegitimate daughter of Cardinal Rodrigo Borgia (later Pope Alexander VI)

cardinal grosbeak subfamily in cardinal US English

A New World songbird of the bunting family, with a stout bill and typically with a conspicuous crest. The male is partly or mostly red in color

cardinal US Thesaurus

you've broken one of the cardinal rules

cardinal Spanish-English

cardinal

cardinal point English-Spanish

punto m cardinal

punto cardinal Spanish-English

cardinal point

número cardinal Spanish-English

cardinal number

virtud cardinal Spanish-English

cardinal virtue

número cardinal Spanish-English

cardinal number

punto cardinal Spanish-English

cardinal point

virtud cardinal Spanish-English

cardinal virtue

humor US Thesaurus

the humor of the film

His Eminence Cardinal Roncalli in eminence English-Spanish

Su Eminencia el cardenal Roncalli

the archbishop was elevated to cardinal in elevate English-Spanish

el arzobispo fue elevado a la dignidad de cardenal


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