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tegular

[teg-yuh-ler] /ˈtɛg yə lər/
adjective
1.
pertaining to or resembling a tile.
2.
consisting of or arranged like tiles.
3.
of or relating to a tegula.
Origin of tegular
1790-1800
1790-1800; < Latin tēgul(a) tile + -ar1
Related forms
tegularly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for tegular

tegular

/ˈtɛɡjʊlə/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or resembling a tile or tiles
2.
(biology) overlapping like a series of tiles: tegular scales
Derived Forms
tegularly, adverb
Word Origin
C18: from Latin tēgula a tile, from tegere to cover
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