participial

[ pahr-tuh-sip-ee-uh l ]
/ ˌpɑr təˈsɪp i əl /
Grammar

adjective

of or relating to a participle.
similar to or formed from a participle.

noun

Origin of participial

1560–70; < Latin participiālis, equivalent to participi(um) participle + -ālis -al1

Related forms

par·ti·cip·i·al·i·ty, nounpar·ti·cip·i·al·ly, adverb
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