Meaning of vestal

ves•tal

Pronunciation: (ves'tl), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or pertaining to the goddess Vesta.
  2. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a vestal virgin; chaste; pure.
—n.
  1. See
  2. a chaste unmarried woman; virgin.
  3. a nun.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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