Etymology
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tactile (adj.)

1610s, "perceptible to touch," from French tactile (16c.) and directly from Latin tactilis "tangible, that may be touched," from tactus, past participle of tangere "to touch," from PIE root *tag- "to touch, handle." Meaning "of or pertaining to the sense of touch" is attested from 1650s. Related: Tactility.

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Definitions of tactile

tactile (adj.)
of or relating to or proceeding from the sense of touch;
a tactile reflex
Synonyms: haptic / tactual
tactile (adj.)
producing a sensation of touch;
tactile qualities
Synonyms: tactual
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