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hymeneal

adjective hy·me·ne·al \ ˌhī-mə-ˈnē-əl \

Definition of hymeneal

hymeneally

play \ˌhī-mə-ˈnē-ə-lē\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of hymeneal

Latin hymenaeus wedding song, wedding, from Greek hymenaios, from Hymēn


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hymeneal

noun

Definition of hymeneal

1 hymeneals plural, archaic : nuptials
2 archaic : a wedding hymn

First Known Use of hymeneal

1655

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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