vial

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vi·al

noun \ˈvī(-ə)l\

: a very small glass or plastic container used for perfumes, medicines, etc.

Full Definition of VIAL

:  a small closed or closable vessel especially for liquids

Origin of VIAL

Middle English fiole, viole, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin fiola, alteration of Latin phiala — more at phial
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Household Terms

cruet, curiosity, duvet, fiasco, sham, taper, valance, whatnot

Rhymes with VIAL

vi·al

noun \ˈvī(-ə)l\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of VIAL

: a small closed or closable vessel especially for liquids—called also phial

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