Meaning of nuptial

nup•tial

Pronunciation: (nup'shul, -chul), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or pertaining to marriage or the marriage ceremony: the nuptial day; nuptial vows.
  2. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of mating or the mating season of animals: nuptial behavior.
—n.
  1. Usually,a wedding or marriage.
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