Relational
Relational Re*la"tion*al (r?-l?"sh?n-al), a. 1. Having relation or kindred; related. [1913 Webster]

We might be tempted to take these two nations for relational stems. --Tooke. [1913 Webster]

2. Indicating or specifying some relation. [1913 Webster]

Relational words, as prepositions, auxiliaries, etc. --R. Morris. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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