hymeneal


1hy·me·ne·al

adjective \ˌhī-mə-ˈnē-əl\

Definition of HYMENEAL

:  nuptial
hy·me·ne·al·ly \-ˈnē-ə-lē\ adverb

Origin of HYMENEAL

Latin hymenaeus wedding song, wedding, from Greek hymenaios, from Hymēn
First Known Use: 1602

2hymeneal

noun

Definition of HYMENEAL

1
plural archaic :  nuptials
2
archaic :  a wedding hymn

First Known Use of HYMENEAL

1655

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