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or pyr·a·mid·ic

[pir-uh-mid-i-kuh l or pir-uh-mid-ik]
  1. pyramidal.
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Origin of pyramidical

1615–25; < Greek pȳramidik(ós) of a pyramid (pȳramid-, stem of pȳramís pyramid + -ikos -ic) + -al1
Related formspyr·a·mid·i·cal·ly, adverbsub·pyr·a·mid·ic, adjectivesub·pyr·a·mid·i·cal, adjective
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Examples from the Web for pyramidical

Historical Examples of pyramidical

  • A large furnace of earth is constructed in a pyramidical form.

    Travels in Tartary, Thibet, and China

    Evariste Regis Huc

  • He was going to have a pyramidical thing about fifty feet high.

    The Cassowary

    Stanley Waterloo

  • The pyramidical form is also intended to remind us of our mortality.

  • It is six square, and opens at six windows above, and is covered with a pyramidical cupola.

  • There rose right in front of them two massive ruins of pyramidical form, which must at one time have been of great height.

    The Ruined Cities of Zululand

    Hugh Mulleneux Walmsley