biblical etymology

English word biblical comes from English -ical, English bible

Detailed word origin of biblical

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ical English (eng) Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning "of or pertaining to"; adjectival suffix appended to various words, often nouns, to make an adjective form. Often added to words of Latin origin, but used with other words also.
bible English (eng) (at certain US universities) A compilation of problems and solutions from previous years of a given course, used by some students to cheat on tests or assignments.. (nautical) A holystone.. A comprehensive manual that describes something. (e.g., handyman’s bible).
biblical English (eng) In accordance with the teachings of the Bible (according to some interpretation of it).. Of or relating to the Bible.. Very great; especially, exceeding previous records in scale.

Words with the same origin as biblical

Descendants of -ical
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