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 (rə-bĭn′ĭ-kəl) also rab·bin·ic (-ĭk)
Of, relating to, or characteristic of rabbis.

[From obsolete rabbin, rabbi, from French, from Old French rabain, probably from Aramaic rabbīn, pl. of rab, master; see rabbi.]

rab·bin′i·cal·ly adv.
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(rəˈbɪn ɪ kəl)

also rab•bin′ic,

1. of or pertaining to rabbis or their learning, writings, etc.
2. for the rabbinate: a rabbinical school.
[1615–25; < Medieval Latin rabbīn(us) of a rabbi + -ical]
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Adj.1.rabbinical - of or relating to rabbis or their teachings; "rabbinical school"
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