[ prahy-muh-veer-uh l ]
/ ˌpraɪ məˈvɪər əl /


of, in, or pertaining to the early springtime: primaveral longings to sail around the world.

Nearby words

  1. primateship,
  2. primatial,
  3. primatical,
  4. primatology,
  5. primavera,
  6. prime,
  7. prime cost,
  8. prime field,
  9. prime focus,
  10. prime ideal

Origin of primaveral

1815–25; < Spanish or Italian primaver(a) spring (also Portuguese, Provençal, Catalan; compare Latin prīmō vēre in the early spring; Romance -vera probably orig. neuter plural construed as feminine, or re-formation as feminine noun) + -al1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019