Latin hymenaeus wedding song, wedding, from Greek hymenaios, from Hymēn
1602, in the meaning defined above
1655, in the meaning defined at sense 1
“Hymeneal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hymeneal. Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.
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