ab·​la·​ti·​val | \ ¦ablə¦tīvəl \

Definition of ablatival

: connected with the ablative case or any of the relations frequently expressed by it : of or belonging to the ablative case

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First Known Use of ablatival

1653, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ablatival

ablative + -al

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“Ablatival.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ablatival. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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