- nunny bag,
- nuoc mam,
- nuptial mass,
- nuptial plumage,
Origin of nuptial
Examples from the Web for nuptials
The nuptials reportedly took place under a ceiling of rose petals, surrounded by 100 or more of their close friends and family.After the Wedding: George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin in Venice|Barbie Latza Nadeau|September 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The edict says “any persons that can express any legal impediment can denounce” the nuptials.
Online is reporting that the nuptials will take place in Versailles.Renaissance Wedding Bells for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West?|Barbie Latza Nadeau|May 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Williams and Lev Glendon have refused to comment on their nuptials.
After their nuptials, Vincent and her wife returned to Florida, where they currently live.The Gay Divorce Trap: When Same-Sex Marriage Goes Wrong|Lizzie Crocker|September 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Jean absented himself during the day, but on the following morning insisted that his nuptials should no longer be deferred.The Forest of Vazon|Anonymous
Ellen Arundel gave her hand to the son on the very day which had been appointed for her nuptials with the father.
Who maintained that Adam did not think of celebrating his nuptials till he went out of Paradise.Woman, Church & State|Matilda Joslyn Gage
When she was not invited to Peleus's nuptials, she threw that apple on the table which brought about the great Trojan war.The Works of Lucian of Samosata, v. 4|Lucian of Samosata
I wish him better success in his nuptials (if they take place) than I have had.Memoirs of Miss Sidney Biddulph|Frances Sheridan
Word Origin for nuptial
"marriage, wedding," 1550s, plural of nuptial.
late 15c., from Middle French nuptial, or directly from Latin nuptialis "pertaining to marriage," from nuptiae "wedding," from nupta, fem. past participle of nubere "to marry, wed, take as a husband," related to Greek nymphe "bride," from PIE *sneubh- "to marry, wed" (cf. Old Church Slavonic snubiti "to love, woo," Czech snoubiti "to seek in marriage," Slovak zasnubit "to betroth"). Related: Nuptially.