(L. name Publius Vergilius Maro) 70-19 ; Rom. poet: author of the Aeneid
Origin of Virgilfrom Classical Latin Vergilius, name of the Roman gens to which the poet belonged
a masculine name
Origin of Virgilultimately from Virgil
also Ver·gil Originally Publius Vergilius Maro. 70-19 BC
Roman poet who composed the Aeneid, an epic telling of the wanderings of Aeneas after the sack of Troy.