rhinal

[ rahyn-l ]
/ ˈraɪn l /

adjective

of or relating to the nose; nasal.

Nearby words

  1. rheydt,
  2. rhg,
  3. rhiannon,
  4. rhigolene,
  5. rhin-,
  6. rhinal sulcus,
  7. rhinalgia,
  8. rhine,
  9. rhine palatinate,
  10. rhine province

Origin of rhinal

First recorded in 1860–65; rhin- + -al1

Related formspost·rhi·nal, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for rhinal

rhinal

/ (ˈraɪnəl) /

adjective

of or relating to the nose; nasal

Word Origin for rhinal

C19: from Greek rhis, rhin

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Word Origin and History for rhinal

rhinal

adj.

"pertaining to the nose," 1857, from rhino- + -al (1). Related: Rhinally.

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Medicine definitions for rhinal

rhinal

[ rīnəl ]

adj.

Nasal.

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