1 of or relating to or indicative of or issued or performed by a king or queen or other monarch; "the royal party"; "the royal crest"; "by royal decree"; "a royal visit"
2 established or chartered or authorized by royalty; "the Royal Society"
3 being of the rank of a monarch; "of royal ancestry"; "princes of the blood royal"
4 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" [syn: imperial, majestic, purple, regal]
5 invested with royal power as symbolized by a crown; "the royal (or crowned) heads of Europe"
1 a sail set next above the topgallant on a royal mast
2 stag with antlers of 12 or more branches [syn: royal stag]
- roial (obsolete)
EtymologyFrom roial (modern royal), from Latin regalis, from rex, reg- ‘king’ + adjective suffix -alis.
- Rhymes with: -ɔɪəl
of mast and sail
- Finnish: röijeli-
- A royal person; a member of a royal family.
- In the context of "paper|printing": A standard printing-paper size measuring 25 inches x 20 inches.
- Princess Royal
- Royal Air Force
- royal family
- royal flush
- royal jelly
- Royal Mail
- Royal Navy
- royal tennis
- royal we
- royal wedding
Adjectiveroyal m (f royale, m plural royaux, f plural royales)
Royal may refer to the following:
- Royal Typewriter Company, a leading typewriter company
royal in German: Royal
royal in French: Royal
royal in Dutch: Royal
royal in Polish: Royal
royal in Finnish: Royal
royal in Swedish: Royal
royal in Volapük: Royal
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