Definition of subjectile in US English:

subjectile

noun

  • The material on which a painting, engraving, etc., is made.

adjective

  • Forming the subjectile for painting, engraving, etc.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From subject + -ile, probably after French subjectile.

Pronunciation

subjectile

/səbˈdʒɛktʌɪl/