- of or relating to the sense of touch.
- communicating or imparting the sensation of contact; arising from or due to touch.
Origin of tactual
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- caused by touch; causing a tactile sensation
- of or relating to the tactile sense or the organs of touch
Word Origin for tactual
C17: from Latin tactus a touching; see tact
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Word Origin and History for tactually
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