viragin


viragin

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • virago — noun (plural goes or gos) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin viragin , virago, from vir man more at virile Date: 14th century 1. a loud overbearing woman ; termagant 2. a woman of great stature, strength, and courage • viraginous adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • viraginity — viraginous /vi raj euh neuhs/, viraginian, adj. /vir euh jin i tee/, n. the qualities of a virago. [1840 50; < L viragin (s. of virago VIRAGO) + ITY] * * * …   Universalium

  • viraginity — A rarely used term for the presence of pronounced masculine psychologic qualities in a woman. [L. virago (viragin ), a female warrior] * * * vi·ra·gin·i·ty (vi″rə jinґĭ te) [L. virago a manlike woman] the adoption by a woman of… …   Medical dictionary

  • viraginous — və̇ˈrajənəs adjective Etymology: Latin viragin , virago virago + English ous : of, relating to, or characteristic of a virago …   Useful english dictionary

  • viraginity — viraginous /vi raj euh neuhs/, viraginian, adj. /vir euh jin i tee/, n. the qualities of a virago. [1840 50; < L viragin (s. of virago VIRAGO) + ITY] * * * viraˈginity rare 0. [f. as prec. + ity.] …   Useful english dictionary