Definition of -ical

: -ic symmetrical geological sometimes differing from -ic in that adjectives formed with -ical have a wider or more transferred semantic range than corresponding adjectives in -ic

History and Etymology for -ical

Middle English, from Late Latin -icalis (as in clericalis clerical, radicalis radical)

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“-ical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-ical. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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\ i-kəl \

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: -ic symmetrical

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