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connubial

[ kuh-noo-bee-uhl, -nyoo- ]
/ kəˈnu bi əl, -ˈnyu- /
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adjective
of marriage or wedlock; matrimonial; conjugal: connubial love.
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Origin of connubial

1650–60; <Medieval Latin connūbiālis,Latin cōnūbiālis, equivalent to cōnūbi(um) (cō-co- + nūb(āre) to marry + -ium-ium) + -ālis-al1

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British Dictionary definitions for connubial

connubial
/ (kəˈnjuːbɪəl) /

adjective
of or relating to marriage; conjugalconnubial bliss

Derived forms of connubial

connubiality, nounconnubially, adverb

Word Origin for connubial

C17: from Latin cōnūbiālis from cōnūbium marriage, from com- together + nūbere to marry
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