Barmecidal

[ bahr-muh-sahyd-l ]
/ ˌbɑr məˈsaɪd l /

adjective

giving only the illusion of plenty; illusory: a Barmecidal banquet.

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Origin of Barmecidal

First recorded in 1835–45; Barmecide + -al1

Words nearby Barmecidal

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