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mediaeval

[mee-dee-ee-vuh l, med-ee-, mid-ee-, mid-ee-vuh l] /ˌmi diˈi vəl, ˌmɛd i-, ˌmɪd i-, mɪdˈi vəl/
adjective
1.
Related forms
antimediaeval, adjective
antimediaevally, adverb
postmediaeval, adjective
pseudomediaeval, adjective
quasi-mediaeval, adjective
unmediaeval, adjective
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Examples for mediaeval
  • Everything must come to an end at last, and even a mediaeval repast is no exception to this rule.
  • He then showed how this affected and was affected by mediaeval geography.
British Dictionary definitions for mediaeval

mediaeval

/ˌmɛdɪˈiːvəl/
adjective
1.
a variant spelling of medieval

medieval

/ˌmɛdɪˈiːvəl/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or in the style of the Middle Ages
2.
(informal) old-fashioned; primitive
Derived Forms
medievally, mediaevally, adverb
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin medium aevum the middle age. See medium, age
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Word Origin and History for mediaeval

see medieval.

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