vernal: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (vûr'nl), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or pertaining to spring: vernal sunshine.
  2. appearing or occurring in spring: vernal migratory movements.
  3. appropriate to or suggesting spring; springlike: vernal greenery.
  4. belonging to or characteristic of youth: vernal longings.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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