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figural

[ fig-yer-uhl ]
/ ˈfɪg yər əl /
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adjective

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

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Origin of figural

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

OTHER WORDS FROM figural

fig·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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