or am·pul, am·poule
[ am-pyool, -pool ]
/ ˈæm pyul, -pul /
a sealed glass or plastic bulb containing solutions for hypodermic injection.
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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
Words nearby ampule
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Example sentences from the Web for ampul
The chief sign of the Canterbury pilgrimage was an ampul or ampulla or flask of lead or pewter.A Handbook of Pictorial History|Henry W. Donald