complemental

adjective
com·​ple·​men·​tal | \ ˌkäm-plə-ˈmen-tᵊl How to pronounce complemental (audio) \

Definition of complemental

1 : relating to or being a complement

First Known Use of complemental

1597, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Complemental.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/complemental. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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