figural

[ fig-yer-uh l ]
/ ˈfɪg yər əl /
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adjective

consisting of figures, especially human or animal figures: the figural representations contained in ancient wall paintings.

Nearby words

  1. figjam,
  2. figment,
  3. figment of one's imagination,
  4. figueres,
  5. figuline,
  6. figurally,
  7. figurant,
  8. figurante,
  9. figurate,
  10. figurate number

Origin of figural

1400–50; late Middle English < Late Latin figūrālis, equivalent to Latin figūra figure + -ālis -al1

Related formsfig·ur·al·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for figural

figural

/ (ˈfɪɡərəl) /

adjective

composed of or relating to human or animal figures
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