contubernal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin contubernālis, from contubernium (companionship in a tent), from con- + taberna (a hut, shed, tent). More at tavern.

Adjective[edit]

contubernal (comparative more contubernal, superlative most contubernal)

  1. (obsolete) Living in the same tent.
  2. (rare) Living in close proximity; intimate, familiar.