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nuptial

nup·tial

nuptial

 
 
pronunciation:
nuhp shl
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition: of or relating to a wedding ceremony or to marriage.
The kissing of the bride has become a nuptial tradition.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: (usu. pl.) a marriage ceremony.
The nuptials will be held at St. Mark's church.
derivation: nuptially (adv.)