Rabbinical or rabbinic refers to the teachings of Jewish religious teachers and leaders.

The statements of earlier rabbinic scholars imply such a belief.

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • rabbinical — [rə bin′i kəl] adj. [< ML rabbinus + ICAL] 1. of the rabbis, their doctrines, learning, language, etc., esp. in the early Middle Ages 2. of or for the rabbinate rabbinically adv …   English World dictionary

  • Rabbinical — Rabbinic Rab*bin ic (r[a^]b*b[i^]n [i^]k), Rabbinical Rab*bin ic*al (r[a^]b*b[i^]n [i^]*kal), a. [Cf. F. rabbinique.] Of or pertaining to the rabbins or rabbis, or pertaining to the opinions, learning, or language of the rabbins. Comments staler… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rabbinical — /reuh bin i keuhl/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to rabbis or their learning, writings, etc. 2. for the rabbinate: a rabbinical school. Also, rabbinic. [1615 25; < ML rabbin(us) of a RABBI1 + ICAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • rabbinical — adj. Rabbinical is used with these nouns: ↑court …   Collocations dictionary

  • rabbinical — rab•bin•i•cal [[t]rəˈbɪn ɪ kəl[/t]] also rab•bin′ic adj. 1) jud of or pertaining to rabbis or their learning, writings, etc 2) jud for the rabbinate: a rabbinical school[/ex] • Etymology: 1615–25; < ML rabbīn(us) of a rabbi+ ical …   From formal English to slang

  • rabbinical — rabbinic ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to rabbis or to Jewish law or teachings. DERIVATIVES rabbinical adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • rabbinical — adjective see rabbinic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rabbinical — adjective Referring to rabbis, their writings, or their work …   Wiktionary

  • rabbinical — rab|bin|i|cal [rəˈbınıkəl] adj relating to the writings or teaching of rabbis …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • rabbinical — rab|bin|i|cal [ rə bınıkl ] adjective relating to the work of a rabbi …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English