com·​i·​tal | \ ˈkämətᵊl \

Definition of comital

: of, belonging to, or befitting a count or earl

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First Known Use of comital

1942, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for comital

Medieval Latin comitalis, from comit-, comes count (from Latin, companion, overseer, official) + -alis -al

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“Comital.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 13 December 2019.

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easily led, controlled, or managed

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