[ ad-min-i-kuhl ]
/ ædˈmɪn ɪ kəl /
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an aid; auxiliary.
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Origin of adminicle
OTHER WORDS FROM adminiclead·mi·nic·u·lar [ad-muh-nik-yuh-ler], /ˌæd məˈnɪk yə lər/, ad·mi·nic·u·lar·y [ad-muh-nik-yuh-ler-ee], /ˌæd məˈnɪk yəˌlɛr i/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for adminicle
Adminicle, ad-min′i-kl, n. anything that aids or supports: an auxiliary: (law) any corroboratory evidence.
British Dictionary definitions for adminicle
/ (ædˈmɪnɪkəl) /
law something contributing to prove a point without itself being complete proof
Word Origin for adminicle
C16: from Latin adminiculum support
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