ze·​nith·​al ˈzē-nə-thəl How to pronounce zenithal (audio)
 Canadian also and British usually  ˈze-nə-,
: of, relating to, or located at or near the zenith
: showing correct directions from the center
a zenithal map

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1731, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of zenithal was circa 1731

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“Zenithal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zenithal. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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