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 (ärch-do͞o′kəl, -dyo͞o′-)
Of or having to do with an archduke or an archduchy.

[French archiducal, from archiduc, archduke; see archduke.]
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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of or relating to an archduke, archduchess, or archduchy
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(ˈɑrtʃˈdu kəl, -ˈdyu-)

of or pertaining to an archduke or an archduchy.
[1655–65; < French archiducal]
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Adj.1.archducal - belonging to or befitting an archduke or his archduchyarchducal - belonging to or befitting an archduke or his archduchy
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