A couple celebrating their nuptial.
The definition of a nuptial is a wedding.
An example of a nuptial is a wedding ceremony.
- of marriage or a wedding
- of or having to do with mating
Origin of nuptialLate Middle English nupcyalle from Classical Latin nuptialis from nuptiae, marriage from nuptus, past participle of nubere, to marry: see nubile
[pl.] a wedding; marriage
- Of or relating to marriage or the wedding ceremony.
- Of, relating to, or occurring during the mating season: the nuptial plumage of male birds.
A wedding ceremony.
Origin of nuptialMiddle English nupcialle from Old French nuptial from Latin nūptiālis from nūptiae wedding from nūpta feminine past participle of nūbere to take a husband
(comparative more nuptial, superlative most nuptial)