vernal
[ vur-nl ]
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Part of SpeechadjectiveOrigin + Etymology
Mid 16th century; Latin; from Latin vernalis, from vernus ‘of the spring’, from ver ‘spring’
Synonyms
adjective
freshspringverdantyoung
Antonyms
adjective
autumnal
Definition
adjectiveof, in, or appropriate to spring
Examples
adjectiveThe land had a vernal feel as it was full of freshly bloomed flowers.
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