facial

[ fey-shuhl ]
/ ˈfeɪ ʃəl /

adjective

of the face: facial expression.
for the face: a facial cream.

noun

a treatment to beautify the face.

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Origin of facial

1600–10; 1910–15 for def. 3; <Medieval Latin faciālis.See face, -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM facial

fa·cial·ist, nounfa·cial·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for facial

facial
/ (ˈfeɪʃəl) /

adjective

of or relating to the face

noun

a beauty treatment for the face, involving cleansing, massage, and cosmetic packs

Derived forms of facial

facially, adverb
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Medical definitions for facial

facial
[ fāshəl ]

adj.

Relating to the face.
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