vocable

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noun vo·ca·ble \ˈvō-kə-bəl\

Definition of vocable

  1. :  term; specifically :  a word composed of various sounds or letters without regard to its meaning

Origin and Etymology of vocable

Middle French, from Latin vocabulum, from vocare to call, from vox voice — more at voice


First Known Use: 1530


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