from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Arranged in the customary order of the letters of a language.
  • adj. Of, relating to, or expressed by an alphabet.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Pertaining to, furnished with, or expressed by letters of the alphabet.
  • adj. According to the sequence of the letters of the alphabet.
  • adj. literal

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of the nature of an alphabet; similar to an alphabet; in the order of the alphabet. See alphabetic.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. arranged in order according to the alphabet
  • adj. relating to or expressed by a writing system that uses an alphabet


alphabetic +‎ -al (Wiktionary)



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