Meaning of virginal


Pronunciation: (vûr'ju-nl), [key]
— adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or befitting a virgin: virginal purity.
  2. continuing in a state of virginity.
  3. pure; unsullied; untouched: a virginal mountain stream.
  4. not fertilized.


Pronunciation: (vûr'ju-nl), [key]
— n.
  1. Often,a rectangular harpsichord with the strings stretched parallel to the keyboard, the earlier types placed on a table: popular in the 16th and 17th centuries.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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