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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vir′gin birth′(n.)

  1. the theological doctrine that the conception and birth of Christ did not impair the virginity of Mary.

    Category: Religion

  2. Category: Zoology

    Ref: parthenogenesis.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. parthenogenesis, parthenogeny, virgin birth(noun)

    human conception without fertilization by a man

  2. Virgin Birth, Nativity(noun)

    the theological doctrine that Jesus Christ had no human father; Christians believe that Jesus's birth fulfilled Old Testament prophecies and was attended by miracles; the Nativity is celebrated at Christmas


  1. virgin birth(Noun)

    A birth (or vegetal reproduction) after spontaneous, unfertilized gamete-development in a virginal mother, parthenogenesis

  2. virgin birth(Noun)

    (often capitalized and used absolutely: the Virgin Birth) In Christian theology, the miraculous birth of Christ from the Virgin Mary, as a result of the Immaculate Conception

  3. Origin: virgin 'virginal' + birth


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