trucial

adjective, often capitalized
tru·cial | \ ˈtrüshəl , -üsēəl \

Definition of trucial 

: of, relating to, or involving several territorial areas in the vicinity of the Persian Gulf for which the government of Great Britain formerly assumed responsibility nominally in an advisory capacity nearly 400 miles of coast belongs to the Trucial sheikhsAmericana Annual

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for trucial

truce entry 1 + -ial; from the maritime truce made in 1835 between the British government and several Arab states of the Oman peninsula

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about trucial

Dictionary Entries near trucial

Truce of God

trucha

Truchas Peaks

trucial

truck

truckage

truckaway

Statistics for trucial

Look-up Popularity

Comments on trucial

What made you want to look up trucial? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

alleviating pain or harshness

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Musical Words Quiz

  • gramophone
  • Which word describes a musical performance marked by the absence of instrumental accompaniment?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!