patrial

adjective
pa·​tri·​al | \ ˈpā‧trēəl \

Definition of patrial

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : of or relating to one's fatherland
2 of a word : derived from the name of a country or place and used to denote a native or inhabitant of it

patrial

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of patrial (Entry 2 of 2)

: a patrial word

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History and Etymology for patrial

Adjective

Medieval Latin patrialis, from Latin patria + -alis -al

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“Patrial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/patrial. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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