- a vessel or duct.
Origin of vas
Examples from the Web for vasa
Historical Examples of vasa
Vasa there,' pointing to a huge Danish hound, 'will find me for you, if need be.'Adrift in the Ice-Fields
Charles W. Hall
Only Vasa knew of their existence outside myself and my dead father.The Green Mummy
In him the best traits of the Vasa dynasty were admirably blended and enlarged.Sweden
He presented the artist with the Order of Vasa, set in brilliants.Lives of Poor Boys Who Became Famous
Sarah K. Bolton
Vasa was the family name of her father and the ancient king of Sweden.Historic Girls
E. S. Brooks
- anatomy zoology a vessel, duct, or tube that carries a fluid
Word Origin for vas
plural vasa, Latin, literally "vessel." Vas deferens (plural vasa defferentia) is from 1570s.
- An anatomical duct or canal conveying any liquid, such as blood, lymph, chyle, or semen.