2. Noun. (rare) A primate. ¹
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Definition of Primatal
1. a primate [n -S] - See also: primate
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Literary usage of Primatal
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Memoirs of the Duchess D'Abrantès (Madame Junot) by Laure Junot Abrantès (1832)
"... to resign his name—Abolition ef the primatal rank of the Comneni in Corsica—Appeal of my Uncle Demetrius—Greek origin of the Bonaparte famil}-. ..."
2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1871)
"... but it was certainly held that either of these groups, as we now know them, might have been separately evolved from more generalized primatal types, ..."
3. The Monthly Microscopical Journal: Transactions of the Royal Microscopical (1870)
"... but it was certainly held that either of these groups, as we now knew them, might have been separately evolved from more generalized primatal types, ..."
4. The Pageant of London by Richard Davey (1906)
"... for, being an offshoot from the Church of Gaul, whose centre was at Lyons,—it is still the primatal See of France,—the British Church was dependent upon ..."
5. Roman Catholicism, Old and New: From the Standpoint of the Infallibility by John Schulte (1876)
"In the Apostolical history, we find nowhere that Peter exercised primatal powers in the Church. In the councils mentioned in the first, ..."
6. The Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by John Timbs (1871)
"... but it was certainly held that either of these groups, as we now know them, might have been separately evolved from more generalised primatal types, ..."
7. The West of Scotland in History: Being Brief Notes Concerning Events, Family by Joseph Irving (1885)
"... to the primatal See of St. Andrews in 1524, Gavin Dunbar was made Archbishop of Glasgow, and filled the See till his death in 1547, when his body was ..."