medieval
I. adjective also mediaeval Etymology: New Latin medium aevum Middle Ages Date: 1827 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of the Middle Ages 2. having a quality (as cruelty) associated with the Middle Ages 3. extremely outmoded or antiquated • medievally adverb II. noun also mediaeval Date: 1856 a person of the Middle Ages

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  • médiéval — médiéval, ale, aux [ medjeval, o ] adj. • 1874; du lat. medium ævum « moyen âge » ♦ Relatif au Moyen Âge. ⇒ moyenâgeux. Époque, histoire médiévale. Art médiéval. ⇒ gothique, 2. roman. Cité médiévale. Latin médiéval. La France, l Europe médiévale …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • medieval — MEDIEVÁL, Ă, medievali, e, adj., s.f. pl. 1. adj. Care aparţine evului mediu, privitor la evul mediu, al evului mediu. ♦ (Substantivat) Om din evul mediu. 2. s.f. pl. (tipogr.) Litere care imită scrierea din evul mediu. [pr.: di e ] – Din fr.… …   Dicționar Român

  • medieval — adjetivo 1. De la Edad Media: literatura medieval, teatro medieval, historia medieval, arte medieval. latín* medieval …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Medieval — Me di*e val, Medievalism Me di*e val*ism, Medievalist Me di*e val*ist . Same as {Medi[ae]val}, {Medi[ae]valism}, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • medieval —     Middle Ages     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Middle Ages     A term commonly used to designate that period of European history between the Fall of the Roman Empire and about the middle of the fifteenth century. The precise dates of the beginning …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • médiéval — médiéval, ale (entrée créée par le supplément) (mé di é val, va l ) adj. Qui a rapport au moyen âge. Études médiévales. •   Tout autour courait une inscription latine en lettres médiévales, formant encadrement, FERD. DELAUNAY Journ. offic. 15… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • medieval — → Medievo …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • medieval — (adj.) 1827, pertaining to or suggestive of the Middle Ages, coined in English from L. medium the middle (see MEDIUM (Cf. medium) (n.)) + aevum age (see EON (Cf. eon)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • medieval — adj. 2 g. [História] Da Idade Média ou a ela relativo.   ‣ Etimologia: medievo + al …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • medieval — is the recommended spelling, not mediaeval. It is pronounced me di ee vǝl, with four syllables, although me dee vǝl or mi dee vǝl, with three syllables, is common in AmE …   Modern English usage

  • medieval — [adj] having to do with the Middle Ages; old antediluvian, antiquated, antique, archaic, feudal, Gothic, old, old fashioned, primitive, unenlightened; concepts 549,578,797 Ant. modern …   New thesaurus

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