- of or relating to marriage; conjugal; matrimonial: marital vows; marital discord.
- Archaic. of or relating to a husband.
Origin of marital
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- of or relating to marriagemarital status
- of or relating to a husband
C17: from Latin marītālis, from marītus married (adj), husband (n); related to mās male
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Word Origin and History for post-marital
c.1600, from French maritale and directly from Latin maritalis "of or belonging to married people," from maritus "married man, husband" (see marry).
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