uxorial

[uhk-sawr-ee-uh l, -sohr-, uhg-zawr-, -zohr-]

Origin of uxorial

1790–1800; < Latin ūxōri(us) pertaining to a wife + -al1
Related formsux·o·ri·al·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for uxorial

uxorial

adjective
  1. of or relating to a wifeuxorial influence
Derived Formsuxorially, adverb

Word Origin for uxorial

C19: from Latin uxor wife
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