extemporal

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adjective ex·tem·po·ral \ek-ˈstem-p(ə-)rəl\

Definition of extemporal

archaic

  1. :  extemporaneous

extemporally

play \ek-ˈstem-p(ə-)rə-lē\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of extemporal

Latin extemporalis, from ex tempore


First Known Use: 1570


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