vernicle

noun
ver·​ni·​cle | \ ˈvər-ni-kəl How to pronounce vernicle (audio) \
variants: or vernacle

Definition of vernicle

First Known Use of vernicle

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for vernicle

Middle English vernicle, borrowed from Anglo-French, alteration of Middle French veronique, veronicle, borrowed from Medieval Latin verōnica — more at veronica entry 2

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“Vernicle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vernicle. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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