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virginal

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adjective vir·gin·al \ˈvər-jə-nəl, ˈvərj-nəl\

Simple Definition of virginal

  • : having a young, pure, and innocent quality

  • : not changed from a natural or original condition

Full Definition of virginal

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or characteristic of a virgin or virginity; especially :  pure, chaste <a virginal young girl>

  2. 2 :  pristine, unsullied <a virginal snowfall>

vir·gin·al·ly adverb

Examples of virginal

  1. The land is still in its virginal state.

  2. <one of the state's few remaining tracts of virginal prairie>



15th Century

First Known Use of virginal

15th century


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virginal

noun vir·gin·al

Definition of virginal

  1. :  a small rectangular spinet having no legs and only one wire to a note and popular in the 16th and 17th centuries —often used in plural —called also pair of virginals

vir·gin·al·ist play \ˈvər-jə-nəl-ist, ˈvərj-nə-list\ noun


Origin of virginal

probably from Latin virginalis of a virgin, from virgin-, virgo


First Known Use: 1530


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virginal

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adjective vir·gin·al \ˈvər-jən-əl, ˈvərj-nəl\

Medical Definition of virginal

  1. :  of, relating to, or characteristic of a virgin or virginity




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