gentilitial

adjective
gen·​ti·​li·​tial | \ ¦jentə¦lishəl \

Definition of gentilitial

1 : relating or peculiar to a people or family
2 : of gentle birth : gentle

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History and Etymology for gentilitial

Latin gentilicius, gentilitius (from gent-, gens clan, family, race, people) + English -al

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“Gentilitial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gentilitial. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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