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festal

[fes-tl] /ˈfɛs tl/
adjective
1.
pertaining to or befitting a feast, festival, holiday, or gala occasion.
Origin
1470-1480
1470-80; < Latin fēst(um) feast + -al1
Related forms
festally, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for festal

festal

/ˈfɛstəl/
adjective
1.
another word for festive
Derived Forms
festally, adverb
Word Origin
C15: from Latin festum holiday, banquet; see feast
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Word Origin and History for festal
adj.

late 15c., from Middle French festal, from Late Latin festalis, from Latin festum "feast" (see feast (n.)).

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