The definition of a nuptial is a wedding.noun
An example of a nuptial is a wedding ceremony.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- of marriage or a wedding
- of or having to do with mating
Origin: LME nupcyalle < L nuptialis < nuptiae, marriage < nuptus, pp. of nubere, to marry: see nubile
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- Of or relating to marriage or the wedding ceremony.
- Of, relating to, or occurring during the mating season: the nuptial plumage of male birds.
Origin: Middle English nupcialle, from Old French nuptial, from Latin nūptiālis, from nūptiae, wedding, from nūpta, feminine past participle of nūbere, to take a husband.
- nupˈtial·ly adverb