noun, plural ve·si·cae [vuh-sahy-kee, -see-kee, ves-i-kee,] /vəˈsaɪ ki, -ˈsi ki, ˈvɛs ɪˌki,/.
Origin of vesica
Examples from the Web for vesica
It may be that it was derived from that mystical figure of a pointed oval form, the vesica piscis.Health and Education|Charles Kingsley
Its form is that of the vesica piscis, one of the most common emblems of the yoni.Ancient Pagan and Modern Christian Symbolism|Thomas Inman
Mandorla, man-dor′la, n. an oval panel, or a work of art filling such: the vesica piscis.
In the centre is the Madonna and Child enthroned in a vesica above six saints, and surrounded by the symbols of the Evangelists.The Shores of the Adriatic|F. Hamilton Jackson
Every Cathedral has its Vesica Piscis, often of enormous dimensions.Science and the Infinite|Sydney T. Klein