phial

noun
phi·al | \ ˈfī(-ə)l \

Definition of phial 

: vial

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The tubes, flasks, phials, and bottles containing the pigments are stored in floor-to-ceiling glass cabinets. Mark Feeney, BostonGlobe.com, "Coloring our world, from cave paintings to today," 15 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of phial

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for phial

Middle English, from Latin phiala, from Greek phialē

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phial

noun
phi·al | \ ˈfī(-ə)l \

Medical Definition of phial 

: vial

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