Pronunciation: (nup'shul, -chul), [key]
1. of or pertaining to marriage or the marriage ceremony: the nuptial day; nuptial vows.
2. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of mating or the mating season of animals: nuptial behavior.
Usually, nuptials. a wedding or marriage.
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