Virginal meaning

vûr'jə-nəl
Relating to, characteristic of, or befitting a virgin.
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Untouched or unsullied; fresh.

Virginal morning snow.

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Inexperienced.
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Virgin.
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Of, characteristic of, or proper to a virgin; maidenly.
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Remaining in a state of virginity.
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Pure; fresh; untouched; unsullied.
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Not fertilized.
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A harpsichord; esp., a small, rectangular harpsichord of the 16th cent., placed on a table or held in the lap to be played.
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Being or resembling a virgin.
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(music) A musical instrument in the harpsichord family.
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A small, legless rectangular harpsichord popular in the 1500s and 1600s.
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Origin of virginal

  • From virgin (perhaps from its being associated with female performers)
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Latin virginālis. The musical instrument is probably so called from being played by young girls.
    From Wiktionary