Hymenean
Hymeneal Hy`me*ne"al, Hymenean Hy`me*ne"an, a. [L. hymeneius, a., also Hymenaeus, n., Hymen, Gr. ? the wedding song, also ? Hymen: cf. F. hym['e]n['e]al, hym['e]n['e]en.] Of or pertaining to marriage; as, hymeneal rites. --Pope.

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  • Hymenean — Hymeneal Hy me*ne al, Hymenean Hy me*ne an, n. A marriage song. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hymenean — n. Hymeneal, marriage song …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • hymenean — noun ( s) Etymology: Latin hymenaeus wedding, wedding song + English an obsolete : hymen I …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hymeneal — Hy me*ne al, Hymenean Hy me*ne an, a. [L. hymeneius, a., also Hymenaeus, n., Hymen, Gr. ? the wedding song, also ? Hymen: cf. F. hym[ e]n[ e]al, hym[ e]n[ e]en.] Of or pertaining to marriage; as, hymeneal rites. Pope …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hymeneal — Hy me*ne al, Hymenean Hy me*ne an, n. A marriage song. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hymeneal — I. n. Hymenean, marriage song. II. a. Nuptial, connubial, matrimonial, bridal, conjugal, conjugial …   New dictionary of synonyms

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