palatial
palatial, ale
(pa-la-si-al, a-l') adj.
Terme vieilli. Qui a rapport au palais de justice, à la pratique.
   M. Chapelain a raison de dire que ses père et mère est une phrase palatiale et un style de pratique, VAUGEL. Rem. Not. Th. Corn. t. II, p. 950, dans POUGENS.
   Lat. palatium, palais (voy. palais 1).

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