Definition of periphrastical in US English:

periphrastical

adjective

rare
  • Periphrastic.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Joseph Mede (1586–1638), Hebraist and biblical scholar. From post-classical Latin periphrasticus or medieval Greek περιϕραστικός periphrastic + -al; compare -ical.

Pronunciation

periphrastical

/ˌpɛrɪˈfrastɪkl/