Etymology
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adenoidal (adj.)

1852, "gland-like, resembling a gland," from adenoid + -al (1). From 1919 as "having the appearance of one with adenoids."

updated on October 28, 2016

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Definitions of adenoidal from WordNet

adenoidal (adj.)
of or pertaining to the adenoids;
adenoidal (adj.)
sounding as if the nose were pinched;
Synonyms: pinched / nasal
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