virginally

virginal

1 [vur-juh-nl]
adjective
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.
Zoology. not fertilized.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Latin virginālis, equivalent to virgin- virgin + -ālis -al1

virginally, adverb
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virginal1 (ˈvɜːdʒɪnəl)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, characterized by, proper to, or maintaining a state of virginity; chaste
2.  extremely pure or fresh; untouched; undefiled
 
[C15: from Latin virginālis maidenly, from virgō virgin]
 
'virginally1
 
adv

virginal2 (ˈvɜːdʒɪnəl)
 
n
(often plural) a smaller version of the harpsichord, but oblong in shape, having one manual and no pedals
 
[C16: probably from Latin virginālisvirginal1, perhaps because it was played largely by young ladies]
 
'virginalist2
 
n

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