Definition of abbatical in English:

abbatical

adjective

  • Abbatial.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Fuller (1607/8–1661), Church of England clergyman. From post-classical Latin abbat-, abbas abbot + -ical, apparently after sabbatical. Compare post-classical Latin abbaticus.

Pronunciation:

abbatical

/əˈbatɪkl/