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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A ring, often one of a pair of plain gold or platinum bands, given during the wedding ceremony by the groom or bride to his or her future spouse. Also called wedding band.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One of a pair or rings exchanged by bride and groom in a wedding ceremony; symbolizes continuous fidelity.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a ring (usually plain gold) given to the bride (and sometimes one is also given to the groom) at the wedding


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