[vahy-at-i-kuh l, vee‐]
- of or relating to a viaticum.
- of or relating to a financial transaction in which a company buys life insurance policies from the terminally ill at less than their face value and may sell the policies to investors: viatical settlements.
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- of or denoting a road or a journey
- botany (of a plant) growing by the side of a road
C19: from Latin viāticus belonging to a journey + -al 1
Word Origin and History for viatical
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