clois·​tral ˈklȯi-strəl How to pronounce cloistral (audio)
: of, relating to, or suggestive of a cloister

Word History

First Known Use

1605, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cloistral was in 1605

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Cite this Entry

“Cloistral.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Mar. 2023.

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