ampule

or am·pul, am·poule

[am-pyool, -pool]
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Origin of ampule

1175–1225; < French < Latin ampulla ampulla; replacing Middle English ampulle < Old French < Latin; replacing Old English ampella, ampulla < Latin
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Related Words for ampul

flask, bottle, ampoule, ampul, phial

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Word Origin and History for ampul
n.

sealed container holding a dose of medicine, 1907, from French ampul (1886), from Latin ampulla (see ampoule). A modern borrowing of the word represented by Middle English ampoule.

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