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regal (adj.)

"kingly, pertaining to a king," late 14c., from Old French regal "royal" (12c., Modern French réal) and directly from Latin regalis "royal, kingly; of or belonging to a king, worthy of a king," from rex (genitive regis) "king," from PIE root *reg- "move in a straight line," with derivatives meaning "to direct in a straight line," thus "to lead, rule." Related: Regally.

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Definitions of regal from WordNet

regal (adj.)
belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler;
regal attire
Synonyms: imperial / majestic / purple / royal
From wordnet.princeton.edu