What does nuptial mean?

Definitions for nuptial
ˈnʌp ʃəl, -tʃəl; ˈnʌp tʃu əl; ˈnʌp ʃu əlnup·tial

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bridal, nuptial, spousaladjective

    of or relating to a wedding

    "bridal procession"; "nuptial day"; "spousal rites"; "wedding cake"; "marriage vows"

Wiktionary

  1. nuptialadjective

    Of or pertaining to wedding and marriage.

  2. nuptialadjective

    Capable, or characteristic, of breeding.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nuptialadjective

    of or pertaining to marriage; done or used at a wedding; as, nuptial rites and ceremonies

    Etymology: [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.]

  2. Nuptialnoun

    marriage; wedding; nuptial ceremony; -- now only in the plural

    Etymology: [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.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Nuptial

    nup′shal, adj. pertaining to marriage: constituting marriage.—n.pl. Nup′tials, marriage: wedding ceremony. [Fr.,—L. nuptialisnuptiæ, marriage—nubĕre, nuptum, to marry.]

Anagrams for nuptial »

  1. patulin

  2. unplait

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nuptial in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nuptial in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of nuptial in a Sentence

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    The moment the bride and groom tie the nuptial knot, that couple is brought into the boxing ring to fling & fight and subsequently those very marriage guests and outsiders become the spectators to clap and cheer with their every knock on each other.

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