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

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



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