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vernal

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adjective ver·nal \ˈvər-nəl\

Simple Definition of vernal

  • : of, relating to, or occurring in the spring

Full Definition of vernal

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or occurring in the spring <vernal equinox> <vernal sunshine>

  2. 2 :  fresh or new like the spring; also :  youthful

ver·nal·ly play \-nəl-ē\ adverb

Examples of vernal

  1. trees and flowers in vernal bloom



Origin of vernal

Latin vernalis, alteration of vernus, from ver spring; akin to Greek ear spring, Sanskrit vasanta


First Known Use: 1530

Rhymes with vernal


VERNAL Defined for Kids

vernal

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adjective ver·nal \ˈvər-nəl\

Definition of vernal

  1. :  marking the beginning of spring <the vernal equinox>




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