virgin birth


virgin birth

noun

  1. Theology. the doctrine or dogma that, by the miraculous agency of God, the birth of Christ did not impair or prejudice the virginity of Mary.Compare Immaculate Conception.
  2. Zoology. parthenogenesis; parturition by a female who has not copulated.

noun

  1. another name for parthenogenesis (def. 2)

noun

  1. the doctrine that Jesus Christ had no human father but was conceived solely by the direct intervention of the Holy Spirit so that Mary remained miraculously a virgin during and after his birth

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