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vase

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noun \US oftenest ˈvās; Canada usually & US also ˈvāz; British usually, Canada also, & US sometimes ˈväz\

Simple Definition of vase

  • : a container that is used for holding flowers or for decoration

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of vase

  1. :  a usually round vessel of greater depth than width used chiefly as an ornament or for holding flowers

vaselike play \-ˌlīk\ adjective

Origin of vase

French, from Latin vas vessel


First Known Use: 1629

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VASE Defined for Kids

vase

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noun \ˈvās, ˈvāz\

Definition of vase for Students

  1. :  an often round container of greater depth than width used chiefly for ornament or for flowers





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