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From French costal, from Medieval Latin costalis, from Latin costa (rib).

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costal (not comparable)

  1. Pertaining to a rib.
  2. (biology) Pertaining to a costa
    1. (entomology) Pertaining to the costa and/or to the wing areas next to it

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cost +‎ -al

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costal

  1. valuable, precious, sumptuous, costly

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SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kosˈtal/, [kosˈt̪al]

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costal (plural costales)

  1. (anatomy) costal

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costal m (plural costales)

  1. sack made of cheap materials, used to transport grain
    Tráeme tres costales de azúcar.
    Bring me three sacks of sugar.

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