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- (rare) Belonging to the school of Plato; believing in Plato's philosophy; sceptical . [First attested in the late 16th century.]
- Pertaining to a university or other form of higher education. [First attested in the late 16th century.]
academical (plural academicals)
- (plural only) Academic dress, consisting of a cap and gown. [First attested in the early 19th century.]
- Brown, Lesley, ed. The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary. 5th. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003.