Vernal Definition

vûrnəl
adjective
Of, pertaining to, or appearing or occurring in, the spring.
Webster's New World
Springlike; fresh, warm, and mild.
Webster's New World
Characteristic of or resembling spring.
American Heritage
Fresh and young; youthful.
Webster's New World
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Origin of Vernal

  • Entering English in the sense of “pertaining to spring" in 1534: From Latin vernālis (“of those things pertaining to the spring"), from vernus (“of spring"), from vÄ“r (“spring"); compare Old French vernal, French vernal.

    From Wiktionary

  • Latin vērnālis from vērnus from vēr spring wesr̥ in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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