cameral

[ kam-er-uh l, kam-ruh l ]
/ ˈkæm ər əl, ˈkæm rəl /

adjective

of or relating to a judicial or legislative chamber or the privacy of such a chamber.

Nearby words

  1. camera phone,
  2. camera tube,
  3. camera-ready,
  4. camera-ready copy,
  5. camera-shy,
  6. cameralist,
  7. cameralistic,
  8. cameraman,
  9. cameraperson,
  10. camerawoman

Origin of cameral

1755–65; < Medieval Latin camerālis, equivalent to camer(a) treasury, governmental chamber + -ālis -al1; see chamber

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British Dictionary definitions for cameral

cameral

/ (ˈkæmərəl) /

adjective

of or relating to a judicial or legislative chamber

Word Origin for cameral

C18: from Medieval Latin camerālis; see camera

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