What does vernal mean?

Definitions for vernal
ˈvɜr nlver·nal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. youthful, vernal, youngadjective

    suggestive of youth; vigorous and fresh

    "he is young for his age"

  2. vernaladjective

    of or characteristic of or occurring in spring

    "the vernal equinox"


  1. vernaladjective

    Young; fresh.

  2. vernaladjective

    Pertaining to spring.


  1. vernal

    Vernal, the county seat and largest city in Uintah County is in northeastern Utah, approximately 175 miles (280 km) east of Salt Lake City and 20 miles (32 km) west of the Colorado border. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 9,089. The population has since grown to 10,370 as of the 2018 population estimate.


  1. vernal

    Vernal refers to anything relating to or occurring in the spring season. It originates from the Latin word 'vernalis' which is derived from 'ver', meaning spring. It can be used to describe various phenomena associated with spring, such as vernal blooms, vernal showers, or vernal sunshine.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vernaladjective

    of or pertaining to the spring; appearing in the spring; as, vernal bloom

  2. Vernaladjective

    fig.: Belonging to youth, the spring of life

  3. Etymology: [L. vernalis, fr. vernus vernal, ver spring; akin to Gr. 'e`ar, Skr. vasanta, Icel. vr, and E. Easter, east.]


  1. Vernal

    Vernal, the county seat and largest city in Uintah County, is located in northeastern Utah about 175 miles east of Salt Lake City and 20 miles west of the Colorado border. As of the 2010 census the population of Vernal was 9,089.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Vernal

    ver′nal, adj. belonging to the spring: appearing in spring: belonging to youth.—adv. Ver′nally.—adj. Ver′nant (Milt.), flourishing as in spring.—v.i. Ver′nāte, to flourish.—n. Vernā′tion, the particular manner of arrangement of leaves in the bud.—Vernal equinox, the equinox on or about 21st March (see Equinox); Vernal grass, a common British meadow grass about a foot high, and sown among hay for its flavour and agreeable odour. [L. vernalisver, spring.]


  1. Vernal

    appearing in spring.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Vernal is ranked #60347 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Vernal surname appeared 334 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Vernal.

    67.6% or 226 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    23.6% or 79 total occurrences were White.
    6.2% or 21 total occurrences were Black.

Anagrams for vernal »

  1. verlan

  2. nerval

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vernal in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vernal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of vernal in a Sentence

  1. Sanskrit Proverb:

    As far and wide the vernal breeze Sweet odours waft from blooming trees, So, too, the grateful savour spreads To distant lands of virtuous deeds.

  2. Somadeva:

    The empty beds of rivers fill again; Trees leafless now renew their vernal bloom; Returning moons their lustrous phase resume; But man a second youth expects in vain.*

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