palatial

[ puh-ley-shuhl ]
/ pəˈleɪ ʃəl /

adjective

of, relating to, or resembling a palace: a palatial home.
befitting or suitable for a palace; stately; magnificent: a palatial tapestry.

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Origin of palatial

1745–55; <Latin palāti(um) palace + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM palatial

pa·la·tial·ly, adverbpa·la·tial·ness, nounun·pa·la·tial, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for palatial

palatial
/ (pəˈleɪʃəl) /

adjective

of, resembling, or suitable for a palace; sumptuous

Derived forms of palatial

palatially, adverbpalatialness, noun
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