Associations to the word «Virgin»
VIRGIN, noun. A person who has never had sexual intercourse, or sometimes, one who has never engaged in any sexual activity at all.
VIRGIN, noun. (informal) One who has never used or experienced a specified thing.
VIRGIN, noun. Any of several species of gossamer-winged butterflies of the family Lycaenidae.
VIRGIN, noun. A female insect producing eggs from which young are hatched, though there has been no fecundation by a male; a parthenogenetic insect.
VIRGIN, adjective. In a state of virginity; chaste, not having had sexual intercourse.
VIRGIN, adjective. Of a physical object, untouched.
VIRGIN, adjective. Not yet cultivated, explored, or exploited by humans or humans of certain civilizations.
VIRGIN, adjective. Of olive oil, obtained by mechanical means, so that the oil is not altered.
VIRGIN, adjective. Of mixed drinks, not containing alcohol.
VIRGIN, proper noun. Mary, the mother of Jesus.
VIRGIN, proper noun. The constellation and star sign Virgo.
VIRGIN, proper noun. (UK) A conglomeration of various businesses founded by Richard Branson (Officially the "Virgin Group", but often dubbed the "Virgin Empire").
VIRGIN, proper noun. A surname.
VIRGIN, proper noun. A town in Utah.
VIRGIN BIRTH, noun. (biology) A birth (or vegetal reproduction) after spontaneous, unfertilized gamete-development in a virginal mother, parthenogenesis
VIRGIN BIRTH, noun. A form of childbirth in which the mother conceived the child through artificial insemination
VIRGIN BIRTH, noun. (often capitalized and used absolutely: the Virgin Birth) In Christian theology, the miraculous birth of Christ from the Virgin Mary
VIRGIN FIELD, noun. Virgin territory
VIRGIN FIELD, noun. An oilfield that has not yet been exploited
VIRGIN FIELDS, noun. Plural of virgin field
VIRGIN FIELDS EPIDEMIC, noun. (medicine) (pathology) An epidemic with unusually serious consequences resulting from contact of an infectious and/or contagious agent with a population not previously exposed to it.
VIRGIN FOREST, noun. A forest being more or less free from human ecological disturbance.
VIRGIN FORESTS, noun. Plural of virgin forest
VIRGIN IS., proper noun. (legal) Abbreviation of Virgin Islands.
VIRGIN ISLANDER, noun. Someone from the Virgin Islands.
VIRGIN ISLANDS, proper noun. An archipelago in the Caribbean Sea, comprised of the British Virgin Islands and the United States Virgin Islands.
VIRGIN MARY, proper noun. Mary, the mother of Christ.
VIRGIN MARY, noun. A drink made with tomato juice and spices, resembling a Bloody Mary, but without alcohol.
VIRGIN MARYS, noun. Plural of Virgin Mary
VIRGIN OIL, noun. Virgin olive oil
VIRGIN OLIVE OIL, noun. An olive oil obtained from the first pressing of the olives.
VIRGIN SULFUR, noun. Alternative spelling of virgin sulphur
VIRGIN SULPHUR, noun. Naturally occurring elemental sulfur
VIRGIN TERRITORY, noun. Land that has never been explored or developed.
VIRGIN TERRITORY, noun. (idiomatic) By extension, ideas or concepts or activities that have not yet been tried, explored or developed.
VIRGIN TIMBER, noun. Timber (lumber) taken from an uncultivated forest.
VIRGIN, noun. A person who has never had sex.
VIRGIN, noun. (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Virgo.
VIRGIN, noun. The sixth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about August 23 to September 22.
VIRGIN, adjective. Being used or worked for the first time; "virgin wool".
VIRGIN, adjective. In a state of sexual virginity; "pure and vestal modesty"; "a spinster or virgin lady"; "men have decreed that their women must be pure and virginal".
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