Definition of paraphrastical in US English:

paraphrastical

adjective

rare
  • Paraphrastic.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Miles Coverdale (1488–1569), Bible translator and bishop of Exeter. From post-classical Latin paraphrasticus paraphrastic + -al.

Pronunciation

paraphrastical

/ˌparəˈfrastɪkl/