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One entry found for virile.
Main Entry: vir·ile
Pronunciation: primarystressvir-schwal, primarystressvi(schwa)r-secondarystressimacrl
Function: adjective
Etymology: from early French viril "having the qualities of a man," from Latin virilis (same meaning), from vir "man, male" --related to VIRTUE
1 a : having the nature, powers, or qualities of an adult male : MASCULINE b : having traditionally masculine qualities especially to a noticeable degree
2 a : VIGOROUS 1, energetic b : MASTERFUL 1, forceful

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