viripotent

Viripotent

Vi*rip"o*tent\, a. [L. vir man + potens fit for.] Developed in manhood; hence, able to beget; marriageable. [Obs.]

Being not of ripe years, not viripotent. --Holinshed.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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