festal definition by Webster's New World
of or like a joyous celebration; festive
Origin: ; from Classical Latin festum (see feast) plush -al
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- festally adverb
festal definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Of, relating to, or of the nature of a feast or festival; festive.
Origin: Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin fēstālis, from Latin fēstum, feast; see feast.
- fesˈtal·ly adverb