machinal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

machine +‎ -al

Adjective[edit]

machinal (comparative more machinal, superlative most machinal)

  1. Of, or pertaining to machines.
  2. In the manner or style of a machine.

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French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

machinal (feminine machinale, masculine plural machinaux, feminine plural machinales)

  1. machinal

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Galician[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Probably from Mozarabic *machinal, from Late Latin machina (scaffold), form machina (machine, tool). Cognate with Spanish mechinal.[1][2]

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Noun[edit]

machinal m (plural machinais)

  1. (architecture) putlog hole; hole made in a wall and used for scaffolding or ventilation

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1983–1991), “maznar”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos, →ISBN
  2. ^ Rivas Quintas, Eligio (2015). Dicionario etimolóxico da lingua galega. Santiago de Compostela: Tórculo. →ISBN, s.v. machinal.