ETYM Latin virginalis: cf. French virginal.
In music, a small type of harpsichord.
1. Characteristic of a virgin or virginity.
2. Untouched or undefiled.
Sinonimi: pair of virginals
ETYM Cf. French virginale; -- probably so called from being used by young girls, or virgins.
A legless rectangular harpsichord; played (usually by women) in the 16th and 17th centuries; SYN. pair of virginals.