in·​di·​cial | \ (ˈ)in¦dishəl, ənˈd- \

Definition of indicial

1 : of, relating to, or having the nature of an indication : indicative a remark indicial of their pride
2 [Latin indic-, index index finger, index + English -ial]
a : of, relating to, or having the nature of an index an indicial glossary
b : of or relating to the index finger

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Other Words from indicial

indicially \ -​shəlē \ adverb

History and Etymology for indicial

indicia + -al

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“Indicial.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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