- (colloquial) A royal person; a member of a royal family.
- Of or relating to a monarch or their family.
- Having the air or demeanour of a monarch.
- (nautical) In large sailing ships, of a mast right above the topgallant mast and its sails.
Etymology: From roialOld French, roial (modern French, royal), from Latin regalis, from rex, rex, reg- "king" + adjective suffix -alis.
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