orchestral

[ awr-kes-truh l ]
/ ɔrˈkɛs trəl /

adjective

of, relating to, or resembling an orchestra.
composed for or performed by an orchestra: orchestral works.

Origin of orchestral

First recorded in 1805–15; orchestr(a) + -al1
Related formsor·ches·tral·ly, adverbnon·or·ches·tral, adjectivenon·or·ches·tral·ly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for orchestral

orchestral


adj.

1811, from orchestra + -al (1).

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