mensal

mensal

1 [men-suhl]
adjective

Origin:
1475–85; < Latin mēns(is) month + -al1

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mensal

2 [men-suhl]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or used at the table.
2.
Roman Catholic Church. (of a benefice, church, etc.) set aside for the maintenance of a priest or bishop, especially for board.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Latin mēnsālis of, pertaining to a table. See mensa, -al1

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mensal1 (ˈmɛnsəl)
 
adj
rare monthly
 
[C15: from Latin mensis month]

mensal2 (ˈmɛnsəl)
 
adj
rare relating to or used at the table
 
[C15: from Latin mensālis, from mensa table]

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