ETYM Latin specialis, from species a particular sort, kind, or quality: cf. French spécial. Related to Species, Especial.
1. Adapted to or reserved for a particular purpose.
2. For a special service or occasion.
1. A dish or meal given prominence in e.g. a restaurant.
2. A special offering (usually temporary and at a reduced price) that is featured in advertising
3. A television production that features a particular person or work or topic