[muh-nahr-kuh l]


pertaining to, characteristic of, or befitting a monarch: monarchal pomp.
having the status of a monarch.

Nearby words

  1. monandrous,
  2. monandry,
  3. monanthous,
  4. monarch,
  5. monarch butterfly,
  6. monarchianism,
  7. monarchic,
  8. monarchical,
  9. monarchism,
  10. monarchist

Also mo·nar·chi·al [muh-nahr-kee-uh l] /məˈnɑr ki əl/.

Origin of monarchal

First recorded in 1580–90; monarch + -al1

Related forms
Can be confusedmonarchal monarchical Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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