What does nuptial mean?

Definitions for nuptialˈnʌp ʃəl, -tʃəl; ˈnʌp tʃu əl; ˈnʌp ʃu əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bridal, nuptial, spousal(adj)

    of or relating to a wedding

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


  1. nuptial(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to wedding and marriage.

  2. nuptial(Adjective)

    Capable, or characteristic, of breeding.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nuptial(adj)

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

  2. Nuptial(noun)

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

  3. Origin: [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


  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

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