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EtymologyEdit

Probably an alteration of pictorial influenced by analysis as Latin pictor (painter) (the source of pictorial) + the common suffix -al.

AdjectiveEdit

pictoral

  1. (uncommon, possibly nonstandard) Alternative form of pictorial.
    • 1998, Dictionary of the Theatre: Terms, Concepts, and Analysis →ISBN, page 215:
      mise en abyme [] is a device in which an enclave is embedded in the work (which may be pictoral, literary or theatrical), []

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