novercal

novercal

[noh-vur-kuhl]
adjective
of, like, or befitting a stepmother.

Origin:
1615–25; < Latin novercālis, equivalent to noverc(a) stepmother + -ālis -al1

unnovercal, adjective
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novercal (nəʊˈvɜːkəl)
 
adj
rare stepmotherly
 
[C17: from Latin novercālis, from noverca stepmother]

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