manipular

[ muh-nip-yuh-ler ]

adjective
  1. of or relating to the Roman maniple.

  2. of or relating to manipulation.

noun
  1. a soldier belonging to a maniple.

Origin of manipular

1
From the Latin word manipulāris, dating back to 1615–25. See maniple, -ar1

Words Nearby manipular

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How to use manipular in a sentence

  • 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

manipular

/ (məˈnɪpjʊlə) /


adjective
  1. of or relating to an ancient Roman maniple

  2. of or relating to manipulation

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