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Meaning of NUPTIAL

Pronunciation:  'nupshul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  of or relating to a wedding; "bridal procession"; "nuptial day"; "spousal rites"; "wedding cake"; "marriage vows"
 

NUPTIAL is a 7 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: bridal, spousal
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Nup"tial\, a. [L. nuptialis, fr. nuptiae marriage,
    wedding, fr. nubere, nuptum, prop., to cover, to veil, hence,
    to marry, as the head of the bride was covered with a veil;
    cf. Gr. ? bride, nymph: cf. F. nuptial.]
    Of or pertaining to marriage; done or used at a wedding; as,
    nuptial rites and ceremonies.
    
          Then, all in heat, They light the nuptial torch.
                                                   --Milton.
    
    
  2. \Nup"tial\, n.; pl. {Nuptials}.
    Marriage; wedding; nuptial ceremony; -- now only in the
    plural.
    
          Celebration of that nuptial, which We two have sworn
          shall come.                              --Shak.
    
          Preparations . . . for the approaching nuptials.
                                                   --Prescott.
    
    
 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming of your nuptials, foretells of an engagement that will lead to much joy and harmony.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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