vocable

noun
vo·​ca·​ble | \ ˈvō-kə-bəl How to pronounce vocable (audio) \

Definition of vocable

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

First Known Use of vocable

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for vocable

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

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