battailous

adjective
bat·​tai·​lous | \ ˈba-tə-ləs How to pronounce battailous (audio) \

Definition of battailous

archaic
: ready for battle : warlike

First Known Use of battailous

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for battailous

Middle English bataillous, from Anglo-French *bataillos, from bataille battle

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“Battailous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/battailous. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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