Words I Love 52 – Pictorial

Today’s word…

Pictorial

pictorial

pɪkˈtɔːrɪəl/

adjective

adjective: pictorial
  1. 1.
    of or expressed in pictures; illustrated.
    “feelings presented in a pictorial form”
    synonyms: illustrated, with illustrations, with pictures, with drawings, with sketches; More

    in pictures, in picture form, in photographs, photographic, graphic;
    “a pictorial history of Gateshead”

noun

noun: pictorial; plural noun: pictorials
  1. 1.
    a newspaper or periodical with pictures as a main feature.
    “he reported on cricket for the Sunday Pictorial

Origin

mid 17th century: from late Latin pictorius (from Latin pictor ‘painter’, from the verb pingere ‘to paint’) + -al.
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