[ pahy-uh l, pee- ]
/ ˈpaɪ əl, ˈpi- /
of or relating to the pia mater.
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Related formssub·pi·al, adjective
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Examples from the Web for pial
The hut is burnt down, and for three days she occupies a corner of the pial of her home.
The pial, or raised platform, is the lounging place by day, where visitors are received.
In the pial (platform at the entrance) a hole is made to pen fowls in.