The definition of cordial is someone who is nice and friendly.(adjective)
An example of cordial is when you say hello to someone who has just entered the room and offer to help them find a place to sit down.
See cordial in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < ML cordialis < L cor (gen. cordis), heart
See cordial in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English, of the heart
Origin: , from Medieval Latin cordiālis
Origin: , from Latin cor, cord-, heart; see kerd- in Indo-European roots.
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