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

: having a young, pure, and innocent quality

: not changed from a natural or original condition

Full Definition of VIRGINAL

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

First Known Use of VIRGINAL

15th century



Definition of VIRGINAL

:  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 \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
Medical Dictionary


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

Medical Definition of VIRGINAL

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


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