Definitions

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

  • adjective Of or suitable for a palace.
  • adjective Of the nature of a palace, as in spaciousness or ornateness.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Palatal: as, the palatial retraction of the tongue.
  • noun A palatal.
  • Of or pertaining to a palace; resembling or befitting a palace; magnificent. Also palatian.

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

  • noun obsolete A palatal letter.
  • adjective (Anat.), obsolete Palatal; palatine.
  • adjective Of or pertaining to a palace; suitable for a palace; resembling a palace; royal; magnificent.

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

  • adjective Of or relating to a palace.
  • adjective On a grand scale; very rich furnishing(s).

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

  • adjective suitable for or like a palace
  • adjective relating to or being a palace

Etymologies

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

[From Latin Palātium, imperial residence; see palace.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Latin palātium +‎ -al.

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