puellile

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin puella girl.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

puellile (comparative more puellile, superlative most puellile)

  1. Characteristic of, or pertaining to, a girl or girls; compare: puerile.
    • 1943: Ronald Vale Wells, Three Christian Transcendentalists: James Marsh, Caleb Sprague Henry, Frederic Henry Hedge, p97
      One weak and puerile (or puellile; or anile) article does a journal more harm than two good articles can neutralize.