Of or pertaining to an empire, or to an emperor; as, an imperial government; imperial authority or edict.
Belonging to, or suitable to, supreme authority, or one who wields it; royal; sovereign; supreme.
The tuft of hair on a man's lower lip and chin; -- so called from the style of beard of Napoleon III.
small tuft of hair or beard.
a small tufted beard worn by Emperor Napoleon III
relating to or associated with an empire; "imperial colony"; "the imperial gallon was standardized legally throughout the British Empire"
befitting or belonging to an emperor or empress; "imperial palace"
belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler; "golden age of imperial splendor"; "purple tyrant"; "regal attire"; "treated with royal acclaim"; "the royal carriage of a stag's head"
Associated with the time of the emperors in ancient Rome, i.e., 27 BCE to around 500. After about 300 the Empire split into eastern and western parts.