Virgil

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Virgilius, from the Roman clan name Vergilius, of unknown meaning.

Proper noun[edit]

Virgil

  1. Pūblius Vergilius Marō (70-19 BCE), Roman epic writer from the Augustan period, best known for writing the Aeneid.
  2. (mainly US) A male given name.
    • 1985,Garrison Keillor, Lake Wobegon Days, Penguin (1990) →ISBN
      A wedding dance at the Avon Ballroom on July 22nd for Mary Paterek and Virgil Loucks (imagine, a youth named Virgil, he must be the youngest Virgil in Minnesota, maybe the last of the Virgil line).

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Further reading[edit]

  • Virgil at OneLook Dictionary Search