Definition of nemoral in English:

nemoral

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of groves or woods; living in or frequenting groves or woods.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Blount (1618–1679), antiquary and lexicographer. From classical Latin nemorālis belonging to a wood or forest, frequenting woodland from nemor-, nemus wood (cognate with ancient Greek νέμος wood, Gaulish nemeton holy place (probably originally holy grove), Early Irish nemed holy place) + -ālis.

Pronunciation

nemoral

/ˈnɛm(ə)r(ə)l//ˈnɛm(ə)rəl/