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virility

[vuh-ril-i-tee] /vəˈrɪl ɪ ti/
noun
1.
the state or quality of being virile; manly character, vigor, or spirit; masculinity.
2.
the power of procreation.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; < Latin virīlitās, equivalent to virīli(s) virile + -tās -ty2
Related forms
nonvirility, noun
ultravirility, noun
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Word Origin and History for ultravirility

virility

n.

"period of manhood," 1580s; see virile + -ity. Meaning "manly strength" is recorded from c.1600.

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ultravirility in Medicine

virility vi·ril·i·ty (və-rĭl'ĭ-tē)
n.

  1. The quality or state of being virile.

  2. Masculine vigor; potency.

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