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tegular

[ teg-yuh-ler ]
/ ˈtɛg yə lər /
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adjective
pertaining to or resembling a tile.
consisting of or arranged like tiles.
of or relating to a tegula.
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Origin of tegular

1790–1800; <Latin tēgul(a) tile + -ar1

OTHER WORDS FROM tegular

teg·u·lar·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for tegular

tegular
/ (ˈtɛɡjʊlə) /

adjective
of, relating to, or resembling a tile or tiles
biology overlapping like a series of tilestegular scales

Derived forms of tegular

tegularly, adverb

Word Origin for tegular

C18: from Latin tēgula a tile, from tegere to cover
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