Examples of virginal in a sentence
The land is still in its virginal state.
<one of the state's few remaining tracts of virginal prairie>
First Known Use of virginal
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
virginalistplay \ˈvər-jə-nəl-ist, ˈvərj-nə-list\ noun
Origin and Etymology of virginal
probably from Latin virginalis of a virgin, from virgin-, virgo
First Known Use: 1530
VIRGINAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of virginal for English Language Learners
: having a young, pure, and innocent quality
: not changed from a natural or original condition
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