regal

1
[ ree-guhl ]
/ ˈri gəl /

adjective

of or relating to a king; royal: the regal power.
befitting or resembling a king.
stately; splendid.

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Origin of regal

1
1300–50; Middle English < Latin rēgālis royal

SYNONYMS FOR regal

2 See kingly.

ANTONYMS FOR regal

3 base.

OTHER WORDS FROM regal

re·gal·ly, adverbre·gal·ness, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH regal

regal regale regalia
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British Dictionary definitions for regalness (1 of 2)

regal1
/ (ˈriːɡəl) /

adjective

of, relating to, or befitting a king or queen; royal

Derived forms of regal

regally, adverb

Word Origin for regal

C14: from Latin rēgālis from rēx king

British Dictionary definitions for regalness (2 of 2)

regal2
/ (ˈriːɡəl) /

noun

(sometimes plural) a portable organ equipped only with small reed pipes, popular from the 15th century and recently revived for modern performance

Word Origin for regal

C16: from French régale; of obscure origin
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