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Webster 1913 Edition


Mediaeval

Meˊdi-ae′val

(mēˊdĭ-ē′val; 277)
,
Adj.
[L.
medius
middle +
aevum
age. See
Middle
, and
Age
.]
Of or relating to the Middle Ages;
as,
mediaeval
architecture
.
[Written also
medieval
.]

Definition 2021


mediaeval

mediaeval

See also: mediæval

English

Adjective

mediaeval (comparative more mediaeval, superlative most mediaeval)

  1. Alternative spelling of medieval

Usage notes

  • An older spelling, still sometimes, but less commonly, used in scholarly publications.

Translations

Noun

mediaeval (plural mediaevals)

  1. Alternative spelling of medieval