Definition of alternal in English:

alternal

adjective

rare
  • Alternate.

Pronunciation

alternal

/ɔːlˈtəːnl/ /ɒlˈtəːnl/

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Newton (d. 1607), translator and Church of England clergyman. From post-classical Latin alternalis from classical Latin alternus + -ālis.