Definition of nuptial adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈnʌpʃl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈnʌpʃl//
[only before noun] (formal) Marriage
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connected with marriage or a wedding nuptial bliss a nuptial mass See related entries: Marriage Word Originlate 15th cent.: from Old French, or from Latin nuptialis, from nuptiae ‘wedding’, from nubere ‘to wed’; related to nubile.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: nuptial