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  1. of or relating to the Roman maniple.
  2. of or relating to manipulation.
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  1. a soldier belonging to a maniple.
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Origin of manipular

From the Latin word manipulāris, dating back to 1615–25. See maniple, -ar1
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Historical Examples of manipular

  • But I have not found that much was gained by manipular attempts to realize the world of thought.

    Essays, Second Series

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

British Dictionary definitions for manipular


  1. of or relating to an ancient Roman maniple
  2. of or relating to manipulation
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