: of, relating to, or referring to a page (as of a book)
each subject in the index has a paginal reference to the section of the book where it is treated in full
: consisting of pages
especially : consisting of one page after another
a pirated edition that is a paginal reprint of the original

Word History


Late Latin paginalis, from Latin pagina page + -alis -al

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“Paginal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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