Definition of Vestal

1. Noun. A chaste woman.

Generic synonyms: Adult Female, Woman

2. Adjective. Of or relating to Vesta. "Vestal virgin"
Derivative terms: Vesta
Partainyms: Vesta

3. Adjective. In a state of sexual virginity. "Men have decreed that their women must be pure and virginal"
Exact synonyms: Pure, Virgin, Virginal, Virtuous
Similar to: Chaste
Derivative terms: Pureness, Pureness, Purity, Virgin, Virginity, Virgin, Virtue

Definition of Vestal

1. a. Of or pertaining to Vesta, the virgin goddess of the hearth; hence, pure; chaste.

2. n. A virgin consecrated to Vesta, and to the service of watching the sacred fire, which was to be perpetually kept burning upon her altar.

3. a. Of or pertaining to Vesta, the virgin goddess of the hearth; hence, pure; chaste.

4. n. A virgin consecrated to Vesta, and to the service of watching the sacred fire, which was to be perpetually kept burning upon her altar.

Definition of Vestal

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to Vesta, the virgin goddess of the hearth. ¹

2. Adjective. Pure; chaste. ¹

3. Noun. A virgin consecrated to Vesta, and to the service of watching the sacred fire, which was to be perpetually kept burning upon her altar. ¹

4. Noun. A female virgin; a woman who has never had sexual relations. ¹

5. Noun. A nun. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Vestal

1. a chaste woman [n -S]

Medical Definition of Vestal

1. Of or pertaining to Vesta, the virgin goddess of the hearth; hence, pure; chaste. Origin: L. Vestalis belonging to Vesta, vestal. See Vesta. 1. A virgin consecrated to Vesta, and to the service of watching the sacred fire, which was to be perpetually kept burning upon her altar. The Vestals were originally four, but afterward six, in number. Their term of service lasted thirty years, the period of admission being from the sixth to the tenth year of the candidate's age. 2. A virgin; a woman pure and chaste; also, a nun. "How happy is the blameless vestal's lot!" (Pope) Origin: L. Vestalis (sc. Virgo): cf. F. Vestale. See Vestal. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Vestal

vesseled
vesselful
vesselfuls
vessell
vessells
vessels
vessels of internal ear
vessels of vessels
vesselsful
vessignon
vest
vest-pocket
vest date
vest pocket
vesta
vestal virgin
vestales
vestally
vestals
vestas
vested
vested interest
vested interests
vested remainder
vested remainder subject to open
vested remainders
vested remainders subject to open
vestees

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