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[eth-ni-kuh l]
  1. ethnic.
  2. of, relating to, or concerned with ethnology.
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Origin of ethnical

First recorded in 1540–50; ethnic + -al1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for ethnical

Historical Examples

  • The ethnical distribution, which can be observed even now, existed already.

    Les Parsis

    D. Menant

  • They manifest themselves in ethnical, linguistic, or social characteristics.

    The Races of Man

    Joseph Deniker

  • The ethnical affinities of the Pelasgoi are still quite obscure.

    The Heroic Age

    H. Munro Chadwick

  • From them we are enabled to learn some traits of ethnical character.

  • The waiter reflected his smile with ethnical warm-heartedness.

    April Hopes

    William Dean Howells