Definition of comital in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkämədl/


chiefly historical
Relating to a count or earl.
Example sentences
  • Instability within the comital house thus reinforced and redoubled political strife within Bruges.
  • Gilbert died probably unmarried in 1152, when his younger brother Roger inherited the estates and comital title.
  • Later, by the time the last baronial resistance to comital power had been overcome - between 1050 and 1070-the Lords of Montcada no longer served as intimate advisers to the count.


Mid 19th century: from medieval Latin comitalis, from comes, comit- 'a count'.

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Syllabification: com·i·tal

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