Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Supplying help; helpful; corroborative.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Supplying help; auxiliary; corroborative; explanatory.

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  • adjective Supplying help; auxiliary; corroborative; explanatory.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The adjective, of course, is adminicular 'auxiliary, corroborative', which I intend to use whenever maximum obfuscation is a desideratum.

    languagehat.com: ADMINICLE.

  • He came: he found the islanders beside themselves at this unwelcome resurrection of the dead and the detested; he was shown, as adminicular of testimony, the traveller's uncouth and thick-soled boots; he argued, and finding argument unavailing, consented to enter the room and examine with his own eyes the sleeping Pict.

    Records of a Family of Engineers

  • He came: he found the islanders beside themselves at this unwelcome resurrection of the dead and the detested; he was shown, as adminicular of testimony, the traveller’s uncouth and thick-soled boots; he argued, and finding argument unavailing, consented to enter the room and examine with his own eyes the sleeping Pict.

    Records of a Family of Engineers

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  • corroborative

    April 14, 2008