Martial

[ mahr-shuh l ]
/ ˈmɑr ʃəl /

noun

Marcus Valerius Martialis, a.d. 43?–104?, Roman epigrammatist, born in Spain.
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British Dictionary definitions for marcus-valerius-martialis (1 of 3)

martial
/ (ˈmɑːʃəl) /

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of war, soldiers, or the military life

Derived forms of martial

martialism, nounmartialist, nounmartially, adverbmartialness, noun

Word Origin for martial

C14: from Latin martiālis of Mars 1

British Dictionary definitions for marcus-valerius-martialis (2 of 3)

Martial1
/ (ˈmɑːʃəl) /

adjective

of or relating to Mars

British Dictionary definitions for marcus-valerius-martialis (3 of 3)

Martial2
/ (ˈmɑːʃəl) /

noun

full name Marcus Valerius Martialis. ?40–?104 ad, Latin epigrammatist and poet, born in Spain
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