leal

[ leel ]
/ lil /
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adjective Scot.

loyal; true.

Origin of leal

1250–1300; Middle English leel < Old French < Latin lēgālis legal; see loyal
Related formsleal·ly, adverble·al·ty [lee-uh l-tee] /ˈli əl ti/, noun
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leal

/ (liːl) /

adjective

Scot loyal; faithful

Derived Formsleally, adverblealty (ˈliːəltɪ), noun

Word Origin for leal

C13: from Old French leial, from Latin lēgālis legal; related to loyal
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