apsidal

adjective

ap·​si·​dal ˈap-sə-dᵊl How to pronounce apsidal (audio)
: of or relating to an apse or apsis

Word History

Etymology

Medieval Latin apsīd-, stem of apsīs "arc, vault" + -al entry 1

First Known Use

1807, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of apsidal was in 1807

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Cite this Entry

“Apsidal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/apsidal. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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