1. [syn: sabbatical, sabbatic]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Sabbatic \Sab*bat"ic\, Sabbatical \Sab*bat"ic*al\, a. [Gr. ?:
cf. F. sabbatique.]
Of or pertaining to the Sabbath; resembling the Sabbath;
enjoying or bringing an intermission of labor.
Sabbatical year (Jewish Antiq.), every seventh year, in
which the Israelites were commanded to suffer their fields
and vineyards to rest, or lie without tillage.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: of or relating to the Sabbath; "Friday is a sabbatical
day for Muslims" [syn: sabbatical, sabbatic]