Meaning of medieval

me•di•e•val

Pronunciation: (mē"dē-ē'vul, med"ē-, mid"ē-, mid-ē'vul), [key]
— adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or in the style of the Middle Ages:Cf. medieval architecture.
  2. extremely old-fashioned; primitive.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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