virgin

[ vur-jin ]
/ ˈvɜr dʒɪn /

noun

adjective

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Origin of virgin

1150–1200; Middle English virgine<Anglo-French, Old French <Latin virgin-, stem of virgō maiden, virgin

ANTONYMS FOR virgin

11 defiled.
13 mixed, adulterated.

OTHER WORDS FROM virgin

un·vir·gin, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for virgin (1 of 3)

virgin
/ (ˈvɜːdʒɪn) /

noun

adjective (usually prenominal)

Word Origin for virgin

C13: from Old French virgine, from Latin virgō virgin

British Dictionary definitions for virgin (2 of 3)

Virgin1
/ (ˈvɜːdʒɪn) /

noun

the Virgin See Virgin Mary
a statue or other artistic representation of the Virgin Mary

British Dictionary definitions for virgin (3 of 3)

Virgin2
/ (ˈvɜːdʒɪn) /

noun

the Virgin the constellation Virgo, the sixth sign of the zodiac
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Medical definitions for virgin

virgin
[ vûrjĭn ]

n.

A person who has not experienced sexual intercourse.

Other words from virgin

virgin•al (-jə-nəl) adj.
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