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Noun: Virgin Birth
  1. 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
    - Nativity
Noun: virgin birth
  1. Human conception without fertilization by a man
    - parthenogenesis, parthenogeny

Derived forms: virgin births

Type of: agamogenesis, asexual reproduction, theological doctrine

Part of: Christian theology

Encyclopedia: Virgin Birth

Virgin birth