textual

[ teks-choo-uhl ]
/ ˈtɛks tʃu əl /

adjective

of or relating to a text: textual errors.
based on or conforming to the text, as of the Scriptures: a textual interpretation of the Bible.

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Origin of textual

1350–1400; Middle English <Medieval Latin textu(s) (see text) + -al1; replacing Middle English textuel<Middle French <Medieval Latin, as above

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British Dictionary definitions for textual

textual
/ (ˈtɛkstjʊəl) /

adjective

of or relating to a text or texts
based on or conforming to a text

Derived forms of textual

textually, adverb
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