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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CLAUSTRAL, a. [See Clause.] Relating to a cloister, or religious house; as a claustral prior.

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin claustralis, from claustrum cloister, from Latin, bar, bolt, confining space, from claudere Date: 15th century cloistral

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. 1 of or associated with the cloister; monastic. 2 narrow-minded. Etymology: ME f. LL claustralis f. claustrum CLOISTER

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Claustral Claus"tral, a. [F., fr. LL. claustralis, fr. L. claustrum. See Cloister.] Cloistral. --Ayliffe

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Claustrum Claus"trum, n.; pl. Claustra. [L., a bolt or bar.] (Anat.) A thin lamina of gray matter in each cerebral hemisphere of the brain of man. -- Claus"tral, a.



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