Definition of Aaronic in English:

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Aaronic

Pronunciation: /ɛːˈrɒnɪk/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

adjective

1Relating to the biblical priest Aaron.
Example sentences
  • The revolt was successful, with the altar reconsecrated and worship restored under a high priest of undoubted Aaronic descent.
  • At the same time Dan had begun receiving instructions in preparation to receive the Mormon version of the Aaronic (Levitical) priesthood.
  • Still we kept on, and our boys went through scouts, and the first two passed twelve years of age and held the Aaronic Priesthood.
1.1Relating to or characteristic of a high priest: the Aaronic priesthood
More example sentences
  • I saw several men of the highest eminence sporting beards Aaronic.

Origin

Mid 17th century: from Aaron + -ic.

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Line breaks: Aar|on¦ic

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