aaronic


aaronic
\(ˈ)a|ränik, -e|-, -aa|-, -ā|-\ adjective
Usage: usually capitalized
Etymology: Aaron fl ab 1200 B.C. Jewish patriarch & high priest, brother of Moses + English -ic
1. : of or stemming from Aaron the Levite, the first high priest of the Hebrews
2. : of, belonging to, or being the lesser order of priesthood in the Mormon church comprising the grades of deacon, teacher, and priest — compare melchizedek

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  • Aaronic — Aa*ron ic ([asl]*r[o^]n [i^]k), Aaronical Aa*ron ic*al ( [i^]*kal), a. Pertaining to Aaron, the first high priest of the Jews. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aaronic — [er än′ik, arän′ik] adj. 1. of or characteristic of Aaron 2. Levitical ☆ 3. Mormon Ch. designating or of the second, and lesser, order of priests: cf. MELCHIZEDEK …   English World dictionary

  • Aaronic — adjective Date: 1821 1. of or stemming from Aaron 2. of or relating to the lower order of the Mormon priesthood …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Aaronic — /air ron ik, a ron /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Aaron. 2. pertaining or belonging to the order of Jewish priests descended from Aaron. 3. of the second, or lesser, order of priesthood in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints. 4.… …   Universalium

  • Aaronic — adjective a) Pertaining to Aaron, the first high priest of the Jews. b) Resembling or characteristic of a high priest. See Also: Aaronical …   Wiktionary

  • Aaronic — adj. of or belonging to the line of priests descended from Aaron; of or pertaining to the lower order of priests (Mormonism) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aaronic — aa·ron·ic …   English syllables

  • Aaronic — Aa•ron•ic [[t]ɛəˈrɒn ɪk, æˈrɒn [/t]] also Aa•ron′i•cal adj. 1) bib of or pertaining to Aaron or the order of Jewish priests descended from him 2) rel of or pertaining to the lower order of priests in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day… …   From formal English to slang

  • Aaronic — /ɛəˈrɒnɪk/ (say air ronik) adjective priestly; ecclesiastical. Also, Aaronical. {from Aaron} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Aaronic Order — House of Aaron logo Classification Mormonism Polity Hierarchical Founder Maurice L. Glendenning Origin 1942 …   Wikipedia