- Obs. of a husband
- of marriage; matrimonial; connubial
Origin of maritalClassical Latin maritalis ; from maritus, married, a husband ; from mas (gen. maris), male
- Of or relating to marriage: marital status; marital problems.
- Archaic Of or relating to a husband.
Origin of maritalLatin mar&imacron;talis, from mar&imacron;tus, married.
- Pertaining to marriage.
Not to be confused with martial.
From Middle French marital, and its source, Latin maritalis, from maritus (“husband").