autumnal

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autumnal ‎(comparative more autumnal, superlative most autumnal)

  1. Of or relating to autumn.
  2. Past the middle of life; in the third stage.
    • 1850, Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter:
      "The magistrates are God-fearing gentlemen, but merciful over-much,--that is a truth," added a third autumnal matron.

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Borrowing from Latin autumnalis.

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autumnal

  1. autumnal

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