Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary


noun \ˈvəg\

Definition of vug

  1. :  a small unfilled cavity in a lode or in rock


play \ˈvə-gē\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of vug

modification of Late Cornish fugo cave; akin to Old Cornish vooga cave, Late Cornish ogo, googoo sea cave, Old Welsh guocof, guocob cave

First Known Use: 1818

Rhymes with vug

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up vug? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).