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participial

adjective par·ti·cip·i·al \ˌpär-tə-ˈsi-pē-əl\

Definition of PARTICIPIAL

:  of, relating to, or formed with or from a participle
par·ti·cip·i·al·ly \-pē-ə-lē\ adverb

Origin of PARTICIPIAL

Latin participialis, from participium
First Known Use: 1591

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