from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Impeccably clean; spotless. See Synonyms at clean.
- adj. Free from stain or blemish; pure.
- adj. Free from fault or error: an immaculate record.
- adj. Having no markings.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having no stain or blemish; spotless, undefiled, clear, pure.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Without stain or blemish; spotless; undefiled; clear; pure.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Unspotted; spotless; stainless; pure; undefiled; without blemish or impurity: as, an immaculate reputation; immaculate thoughts; an immaculate edition.
- In zoology and botany, without spots or colored marks; unicolored.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. free from stain or blemish
- adj. without fault or error
- adj. completely neat and clean
Middle English immaculat, from Latin immaculātus : in-, not; see in-1 + maculātus, past participle of maculāre, to blemish (from macula, spot).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin immaculātus; prefix im- ("not") + maculātus, perfect passive participle of maculō ("spot, stain"), from macula ("spot"). Middle English immaculat. See mail armor. (Wiktionary)