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la·ic(lā′ĭk) also la·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
Of or relating to the laity; secular.
[Late Latin lāicus; see lay2.]
(Ecclesiastical Terms) of or involving the laity; secular
a rare word for layman
[C15: from Late Latin lāicus lay3]
1. Also, la′i•cal. lay; secular.n.
2. one of the laity.
[1555–65; < Late Latin lāicus < Greek lāikós of the people =lā(ós) people + -ikos -ic]
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|Adj.||1.||laic - characteristic of those who are not members of the clergy; "set his collar in laic rather than clerical position"; "the lay ministry"|