nerval

[nur-vuh l]

Origin of nerval

1630–40; < Late Latin nervālis of, belonging to nerves, equivalent to Latin nerv(us) nerve + -ālis -al1

Nerval

[ner-val]
noun
  1. Gé·rard de [zhey-rar duh] /ʒeɪˈrar də/, Gérard Labrunie, 1808–55, French writer.
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British Dictionary definitions for nerval

Nerval

noun
  1. Gérard de (ʒerar də), real name Gérard Labrunie. 1808–55, French poet, noted esp for the sonnets of mysticism, myth, and private passion in Les Chimères (1854)
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