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Meaning of REGAL

Pronunciation:  'reegul

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler; "golden age of imperial splendor"; "purple tyrant"; "regal attire"; "treated with royal acclaim"; "the royal carriage of a stag's head"

REGAL is a 5 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: imperial, majestic, noble, purple, royal



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Re"gal\ (r?"gal), a. [L. regalis, fr. rex, regis, a king.
    See {Royal}, and cf. {Rajah}, {Realm}, {Regalia}.]
    Of or pertaining to a king; kingly; royal; as, regal
    authority, pomp, or sway. ``The regal title.'' --Shak.
          He made a scorn of his regal oath.       --Milton.
    Syn: Kingly; royal. See {Kingly}.
  2. \Re"gal\, n. [F. r['e]gale, It. regale. CF. {Rigoll}.]
    A small portable organ, played with one hand, the bellows
    being worked with the other, -- used in the sixteenth and
    seventeenth centuries.