Simple Definition of communal
: shared or used by members of a group or community
: relating to or involving members of a commune (sense 1)
: relating to a situation in which you are doing something with other people
Full Definition of communal
Examples of communal in a sentence
The tribe lived in communal huts.
the communal experience of riding on the train
Origin of communal
French, from Late Latin communalis, from Latin communis
First Known Use: 1800
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