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piacular

piacular


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Piacular  \Pi*ac"u*lar\,  a.  [L.  piacularis:  cf  F.  piaculaire.] 
  1.  Expiatory;  atoning.  --Sir  G.  C.  Lewis. 
 
  2.  Requiring  expiation;  criminal;  atrociously  bad  ``Piacular 
  pollution.''  --De  Quincey.