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vernicle

noun ver·ni·cle \ˈvər-ni-kəl\

Definition of vernicle



Variants of vernicle

or vernacle play \ˈvər-ni-kəl\

Origin of vernicle

Middle English vernicle, from Anglo-French, alteration of Middle French veronique, veronicle, from Medieval Latin veronica


First Known Use: 14th century


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