Pertaining to a nephew

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • Nepotal — Nep o*tal, a. Of or relating to a nephew. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nepotal — adj. of a nephew, pertaining to a nephew …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nepotal — nepo·tal …   English syllables

  • nepotal — ˈnepəd.əl, neˈpōd. adjective Etymology: Latin nepot , nepos + English al : of, relating to, or resembling a nephew …   Useful english dictionary

  • nepotism —   n. favouring of relatives in giving appointments and offices.    ♦ nepotal, a. pertaining to nephew.    ♦ nepotic, a.    ♦ nepotist, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • nepotic — (ˈ)ne|päd.ik, nə̇ˈ adjective Etymology: from nepotism, after such pairs as English despotism : despotic 1. : of or relating to nepotism : disposed to nepotism 2. : nepotal …   Useful english dictionary

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