AskDefine | Define figural

Dictionary Definition

figural adj : consisting of or forming human or animal figures; "a figural design"; "the figurative art of the humanistic tradition"- Herbert Read [syn: figurative]

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English

Etymology

From etyl fro figural, from late etyl la *|figūrālis, from figura.

Pronunciation

  • a UK /ˈfɪg(j)ʊɹəl/

Adjective

  1. Figurative.
  2. mathematics obsolete Of numbers, describing a geometrical figure.
  3. Pertaining to a figure, shape.
  4. Figurate.

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