Definition for NUP'TIAL

NUP'TIAL, a. [L. nuptialis, front nuptus, nubo, to marry.]

  1. Pertaining to marriage; done at a wedding; as, nuptial rites and ceremonies; nuptial torch.
  2. Constituting marriage; as, the nuptial knot or band. The Bible has mitigated the horrors of war; it has given effectual obligation to the nuptial vow. G. Spring.

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