Medieval meaning

mēdē-ēvəl, mĕdē-, mĭ-dēvəl
Someone living in the Middle Ages.
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The definition of medieval is relating to the Middle Ages.

An example of medieval is the style of a Gothic castle.

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Of, like, characteristic of, or suggestive of the Middle Ages.
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Having characteristics associated with the Middle Ages.
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Of or relating to the Middle Ages, perhaps circa 500 to circa 1500 CE.
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A medieval one.
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Origin of medieval

  • From New Latin medium aevum the middle age Latin neuter of medius middle medhyo- in Indo-European roots Latin aevum age aiw- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin, medium (“middle") aevum (“age")

    From Wiktionary