What is the difference in meaning between analogous and analogical?
“Analogous” means “comparable or similar”. For example, “most clothing worn by humans is analogous to a peacock's feathers: useless except for social signalling”.
“Analogical” means “of or pertaining to an analogy”, and is close in meaning to “metaphorical”. For example:
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