Basic Guidelines For English SpellingsREAD THESE ARTICLES
Relating to a master or masters.‘When he resigned as Grand Master in favour of Salviati he kept some of the magistral privileges, and when François died he reassumed the Grand Magistracy.’‘Thomas and Bonaventure at last were admitted to full magistral privileges August 12, 1257 with the bishop and most of the secular masters conspicuously absent.’
Late 16th century from French, or from Latin magistralis, from magister ‘master’.
Are You Learning English? Here Are Our Top English Tips