One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Relating to or of the nature of a mental recept. rare.
Mid 17th century (in an earlier sense). Originally from classical Latin receptus action of getting back, recovery, place of shelter, refuge, recess (from recept-, past participial stem of recipere + -tus, suffix forming verbal nouns) + -al; in later use from recept + -ual, after conceptual.
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