Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to an ancient Roman maniple.
  • adjective Of or relating to manipulation.
  • noun A soldier in a Roman maniple.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to handling or manipulation, either literally or figuratively.
  • Of or pertaining to a maniple or company of soldiers: as, the manipular system of Roman tactics.

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

  • adjective Of or pertaining to the maniple, or company.
  • adjective Manipulatory.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective of or relating to a maniple (Roman army division)
  • adjective manipulatory
  • adjective manipulative

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Latin manipularis: compare French manipulaire.

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