nuptial

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin nūptiālis (pertaining to marriage), from nūptiae (wedding), from nupta, from nūbō (I marry, I take as husband) from Proto-Indo-European *sneubho- (to marry, to wed).[1]

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nuptial (comparative more nuptial, superlative most nuptial)

  1. Of or pertaining to wedding and marriage.
  2. Capable, or characteristic, of breeding.

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  1. ^ nuptial” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin: nūptiālis (pertaining to marriage)

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nuptial m (feminine nuptiale, masculine plural nuptiaux, feminine plural nuptiales)

  1. nuptial

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