monarchal

[muh-nahr-kuhl]
adjective
1.
pertaining to, characteristic of, or befitting a monarch: monarchal pomp.
2.
having the status of a monarch.
Also, monarchial [muh-nahr-kee-uhl] .


Origin:
1580–90; monarch + -al1

monarchally, adverb
antimonarchal, adjective
antimonarchally, adverb
antimonarchial, adjective
nonmonarchal, adjective
nonmonarchally, adverb
nonmonarchial, adjective
premonarchal, adjective
premonarchial, adjective

monarchal, monarchical.
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monarch (ˈmɒnək)
 
n
1.  a sovereign head of state, esp a king, queen, or emperor, who rules usually by hereditary right
2.  a supremely powerful or pre-eminent person or thing
3.  Also called: milkweed a large migratory butterfly, Danaus plexippus, that has orange-and-black wings and feeds on the milkweed plant: family Danaidae
 
[C15: from Late Latin monarcha, from Greek; see mono-, -arch]
 
monarchal
 
adj
 
monarchial
 
adj
 
mo'narchally
 
adv
 
mo'narchical
 
adj
 
mo'narchic
 
adj
 
mo'narchically
 
adv
 
'monarchism
 
n
 
'monarchist
 
n, —adj
 
monar'chistic
 
adj

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The debilitated situation of a monarchal government.
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