or am·pul, am·poule

[am-pyool, -pool]

Origin of ampule

1175–1225; < French < Latin ampulla ampulla; replacing Middle English ampulle < Old French < Latin; replacing Old English ampella, ampulla < Latin Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for ampule

Historical Examples of ampule

  • I had put the ampule away in the medicine locker and deliberately forgotten about it.

    Last Resort

    Stephen Bartholomew