[ muh-nip-yuh-ler ]
/ məˈnɪp yə lər /


of or relating to the Roman maniple.
of or relating to manipulation.


a soldier belonging to a maniple.

Origin of manipular

From the Latin word manipulāris, dating back to 1615–25. See maniple, -ar1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for 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


/ (məˈnɪpjʊlə) /


of or relating to an ancient Roman maniple
of or relating to manipulation
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