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 for tactual
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tactual \Tac"tu*al\, a. [See Tact.] (Physiol.)
     Of or pertaining to the sense, or the organs, of touch;
     derived from touch.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           In the lowest organisms we have a kind of tactual sense
           diffused over the entire body.           --Tyndall.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  tactual
      adj 1: of or relating to or proceeding from the sense of touch;
             "haptic data"; "a tactile reflex" [syn: haptic,
             tactile, tactual]
      2: producing a sensation of touch; "tactile qualities"; "the
         tactual luxury of stroking silky human hair" [syn: tactile,
         tactual]

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