Pronunciation: (mē"dē-ē'vul, med"ē-, mid"ē-, mid-ē'vul), [key]
1. of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or in the style of the Middle Ages: medieval architecture. Cf. Middle Ages.
2. Informal.extremely old-fashioned; primitive. Also,mediaeval.
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