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festal (adj.)

late 15c., from Old French festal, from Late Latin festalis, from Latin festum "feast" (see feast (n.)).

updated on October 30, 2014

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Definitions of festal from WordNet

festal (adj.)
offering fun and gaiety;
a festive (or festal) occasion
Synonyms: gay / festive / merry
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