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sacred US English

Connected with God (or the gods) or dedicated to a religious purpose and so deserving veneration

sacred US Thesaurus

the priest entered the sacred place

sacred cow US English

An idea, custom, or institution held, especially unreasonably, to be above criticism (with reference to the Hindus' respect for the cow as a sacred animal)

sacred ibis US English

A mainly white ibis with a bare black head and neck and black plumes over the lower back, native to Africa and the Middle East, and venerated by the ancient Egyptians

sacred baboon US English

Another term for hamadryas baboon.

sacred bamboo US English

Another term for nandina.

Sacred Heart US English

The heart of Christ, especially as represented in an image and regarded as an object of devotion among Roman Catholics

secret sacred US English

Relating to or denoting aspects of Aboriginal culture that are revealed to particular groups or individuals only

Sacred College US English

Another term for College of Cardinals.

lotus US English

Any of a number of large water lilies, in particular

scarab US English

A large dung beetle of the eastern Mediterranean area, regarded as sacred in ancient Egypt

sacred ibis in ibis US English

A large wading bird with a long down-curved bill, long neck, and long legs

sacred lotus in nelumbo US English

A lotus with huge leaves and solitary large flowers that grow on stalks that can extend 6 feet (2 m) above the surface of the water