contubernal

adjective

con·​tu·​ber·​nal
kən‧ˈt(y)übə(r)nᵊl
: living together : intimate

Word History

Etymology

Latin contubernalis tentmate, from com- + -tubernalis (from taberna hut, booth + -alis -al)

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“Contubernal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/contubernal. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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