What is Antenuptial?

Legal Definition
What takes place before marriage; as, an ante-nuptial agreement, which is an agreement made between a man and a woman in contemplation of marriage. Vide Settlement.
-- Bouviers Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
Made or done before a marriage. Antenuptial settlements are settlements of property upon the wife or upon her and her children, made before and in contemplation of the marriage.
-- Black's Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
Before marriage.
-- Ballentine's Law Dictionary