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English noun: virgin birth

1. virgin birth (process) human conception without fertilization by a man

Synonymsparthenogenesis, parthenogeny

Broader (hypernym)agamogenesis, asexual reproduction

2. Virgin Birth (cognition) the theological doctrine that Jesus Christ had no human father; Christians believe that Jesus's birth fulfilled Old Testament prophecies and was attended by miracles; the Nativity is celebrated at Christmas


Broader (hypernym)theological doctrine

Part meronymChristian theology

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