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English

Etymology

From Old French virgine, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] virginem (nominative: virgo).

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Noun

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Singular
virgin

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  1. A person who has never had sexual intercourse, or sometimes, one who has never engaged in any sexual activity at all.
  2. (informal) Preceded by a noun, a person who has never used or experienced what is denoted by the noun.
    I've never used Google before – you could say I'm a Google virgin

Synonyms

  • (person who has never had sexual intercourse): maiden (dated; used of a woman only), virgo intacta (medical term; used of a woman only)

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Adjective

virgin (no comparative or superlative)

  1. Of a person, usually a woman, in a state of virginity.
    virgin bride
  2. Of a physical object, untouched.
    virgin forest
  3. Of olive oil, obtained by mechanical means, so that the oil is not altered.
  4. Of mixed drinks, not containing alcohol.
    a virgin daiquiri

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