Definition of noxal in US English:

noxal

adjective

Roman Law Law
  • Of or relating to damage or injury done by a person or animal belonging to or in the power of another.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Samuel Daniel (?1563–1619), poet and historian. From classical Latin noxālis from noxa harm, injury + -ālis.

Pronunciation

noxal

/ˈnɒksl/