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tactual

[ tak-choo-uhl ]
/ ˈtæk tʃu əl /
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adjective
of or relating to the sense of touch.
communicating or imparting the sensation of contact; arising from or due to touch.
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Origin of tactual

1635–45; <Latin tāctu(s) touch (see tact) + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM tactual

tac·tu·al·ly, adverbun·tac·tu·al, adjectiveun·tac·tu·al·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for tactual

tactual
/ (ˈtæktjʊəl) /

adjective
caused by touch; causing a tactile sensation
of or relating to the tactile sense or the organs of touch

Derived forms of tactual

tactually, adverb

Word Origin for tactual

C17: from Latin tactus a touching; see tact
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Medical definitions for tactual

tactual
[ tăkchōō-əl ]

adj.
Tactile.
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