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  1. pertaining to or resembling a tile.
  2. consisting of or arranged like tiles.
  3. of or relating to a tegula.
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Origin of tegular

1790–1800; < Latin tēgul(a) tile + -ar1
Related formsteg·u·lar·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for tegular


  1. of, relating to, or resembling a tile or tiles
  2. biology overlapping like a series of tilestegular scales
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Derived Formstegularly, adverb

Word Origin

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