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



    BrE BrE//ˈserəbrəl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//səˈriːbrəl//
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  1. 1relating to the brain a cerebral haemorrhage
  2. 2(formal) relating to the mind rather than the feelings synonym intellectual His poetry is very cerebral.
  3. Word Originearly 19th cent.: from Latin cerebrum ‘brain’ + -al.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cerebral

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