What does vernal mean?

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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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vernaladjective

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

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

  2. Vernaladjective

    fig.: Belonging to youth, the spring of life

    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.

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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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