scientifical

adjective
sci·​en·​tif·​i·​cal | \ -fə̇kəl, -fēk- \

Definition of scientifical

1 archaic : scientific
2 obsolete : intended to propagate knowledge

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First Known Use of scientifical

1588, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for scientifical

Medieval Latin scientificus + English -al

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“Scientifical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scientifical. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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