vagile

adjective vag·ile \ ˈva-jəl , -ˌjī(-ə)l \

Definition of vagile

: free to move about
  • vagile organisms

vagility

play \və-ˈji-lə-tē, va-\ noun

Origin and Etymology of vagile

borrowed from German vagil, from Latin vagus "wandering, roaming" + German -il (in sessil sessile) — more at vague


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