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Syn*od"ic (?), Syn*od"ic*al (?), a. [L. synodicus, Gr. : cf. F. synodique.]

1. Eccl.

Of or pertaining to a synod; transacted in, or authorized by, a synod; as, synodical proceedings or forms.

"A synodical epistle."

Bp. Stillingfleet.

2. Astron.

Pertaining to conjunction, especially to the period between two successive conjunctions; extending from one conjunction, as of the moon or a planet with the sun, to the next; as, a synodical month (see Lunar month, under Month); the synodical revolution of the moon or a planet.


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