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leal

[ leel ]
/ lil /
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adjective Scot.

loyal; true.

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Origin of leal

1250–1300; Middle English leel<Old French <Latin lēgālislegal; see loyal

OTHER WORDS FROM leal

leally, adverble·al·ty [lee-uhl-tee], /ˈli əl ti/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for leal

leal
/ (liːl) /

adjective

Scot loyal; faithful

Derived forms of leal

leally, adverblealty (ˈliːəltɪ), noun

Word Origin for leal

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