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English → English (WordNet)
Definition: vernal equinox
n 1: March 21 [syn: March equinox, spring equinox] [ant: autumnal equinox
2: (astronomy) the equinoctial point that lies in the
constellation of Pisces
English → English (gcide)
Definition: Vernal equinox
Vernal \Ver"nal\, a. [L. vernalis, fr. vernus vernal, ver
spring; akin to Gr. ?, Skr. vasanta, Icel. v[=a]r, and E.
1. Of or pertaining to the spring; appearing in the spring;
as, vernal bloom.
2. Fig.: Belonging to youth, the spring of life.
When after the long vernal day of life. --Thomson.
And seems it hard thy vernal years
Few vernal joys can show? --Keble.
Vernal equinox (Astron.), the time when the sun crosses the
equator when proceeding northward.
Vernal grass (Bot.), a low, soft grass (Anthoxanthum odoratum
), producing in the spring narrow spikelike
panicles, and noted for the delicious fragrance which it
gives to new-mown hay; -- also called sweet vernal grass
. See Illust. in Appendix.
Vernal signs (Astron.), the signs, Aries, Taurus, and
Gemini, in which the sun appears between the vernal
equinox and summer solstice.