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I need not tell you that Beauman is to be the happy deity of the Hymeneal sacrifice.

Hymeneal (hi'me-ne'al), referring to marriage; from Hymen, the Greek god of marriage.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, "of or relating to a marriage;" as a noun, "wedding hymn," from 1717; from Latin hymenaeus, from Greek hymenaios "belonging to wedlock, wedding, wedding song," from Hymen, Greek god of marriage.

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