Viripotent Vi*rip"o*tent, a. [L. vir man + potens fit for.] Developed in manhood; hence, able to beget; marriageable. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Being not of ripe years, not viripotent. --Holinshed. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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