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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Latin
Origin: nuptialis, from nubere 'to marry'

nuptial

adjective
     
nup‧tial [only before noun] formal
relating to marriage or the marriage ceremony [↪ wedding]:
a nuptial mass
nuptial bliss

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