Etymology
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antenuptial (adj.)

"prior to marriage," 1757, originally in reference to children's births, from Late Latin antenuptialis; see ante- + nuptial.

updated on January 23, 2017

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Definitions of antenuptial from WordNet

antenuptial (adj.)
relating to events before a marriage;
Synonyms: prenuptial / premarital
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