Virgil

biographical name
Vir·gil | \ ˈvər-jəl \
variants: or less commonly Vergil

Definition of Virgil 

70–19 b.c. Publius Vergilius Maro Roman poet

Other words from Virgil

Virgilian or less commonly Vergilian \(ˌ)vər-ˈji-lē-ən \ adjective

Learn More about Virgil

Dictionary Entries near Virgil

virgate

virgater

virgation

Virgil

virgilia

virgin

Virgin

Statistics for Virgil

Look-up Popularity

Comments on Virgil

What made you want to look up Virgil? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to make amends

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Musical Words Quiz

  • gramophone
  • Which word describes a musical performance marked by the absence of instrumental accompaniment?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!