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lacunal

[luh-kyoon-l] /ləˈkyun l/
adjective
1.
of or relating to a lacuna.
2.
having lacunae.
Also, lacunary
[lak-yoo-ner-ee, luh-kyoo-nuh-ree] /ˈlæk yʊˌnɛr i, ləˈkyu nə ri/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of lacunal
1840-1850
First recorded in 1840-50; lacun(a) + -al1
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