magistral

magistral

[maj-uh-struhl]
adjective
1.
Pharmacology. prescribed or prepared for a particular occasion, as a remedy. Compare officinal ( def 1 ).
2.
Fortification. principal; main.
3.
magisterial ( def 1 ).
noun

Origin:
1565–75; < Latin magistrālis of a master, equivalent to magist(e)r master + -ālis -al1

magistrality, noun
magistrally, magistratically [maj-uh-strat-ik-lee] , adverb
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magistral (məˈdʒɪstrəl)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or characteristic of a master
2.  obsolete pharmacol Compare officinal made up according to a special prescription
3.  fortifications determining the location of other fortifications: the magistral line
 
n
4.  a fortification in a determining position
 
[C16: from Latin magistrālis concerning a master, from magister master]
 
magistrality
 
n
 
magistratically
 
adv

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magistral mag·is·tral (māj'ĭ-strəl)
adj.
Prepared as specified by a physician's prescription. Used of medicine.

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