subtile

adjective
sub·tile | \ˈsə-tᵊl, ˈsəb-tᵊl\
subtiler\ˈsət-lər, ˈsə-tᵊl-ər; ˈsəb-tə-lər \; subtilest\ˈsət-ləst, ˈsə-tᵊl-əst; ˈsəb-tə-ləst \

Definition of subtile 

1 : subtle, elusive a subtile aroma

Other Words from subtile

subtilely \ˈsət-lē, ˈsə-tᵊl-(l)ē; ˈsəb-tə-lē \ adverb
subtileness \ˈsə-tᵊl-nəs, ˈsəb-tᵊl- \ noun

First Known Use of subtile

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 2a

History and Etymology for subtile

Middle English subtile, sotil subtle

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