Definition of pictorial adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//pɪkˈtɔːriəl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//pɪkˈtɔːriəl//
    [usually before noun]
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  1. 1using or containing pictures a pictorial account/record of the expedition a pictorial encyclopedia
  2. 2connected with pictures pictorial traditions
  3. Word Originmid 17th cent.: from late Latin pictorius (from Latin pictor ‘painter’, from the verb pingere ‘to paint’) + -al.
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