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cardinal

Part of speech: Adjective

Chief; important; of a rich red color; necessary; as, justice is one of the cardinal virtues.

Part of speech: Noun

A high official in the Roman Catholic Church, appointed by the Pope; a cardinal- bird; a rich red color.

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