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vial

[ vahy-uhl, vahyl ]
/ 藞va瑟 蓹l, va瑟l /
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noun
Also phial. a small container, as of glass, for holding liquids: a vial of rare perfume; a vial of medicine.
verb (used with object), vi路aled, vi路al路ing or (especially British) vi路alled, vi路al路ling.
to put into or keep in a vial.
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Idioms about vial

    pour out vials of wrath, to wreak vengeance or express anger: In her preface she pours out vials of wrath on her detractors.

Origin of vial

1300鈥50; Middle English viole, variant of fiolephial

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH vial

vial , vile, viol
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British Dictionary definitions for vial

vial
/ (藞va瑟蓹l, va瑟l) /

noun
a less common variant of phial

Word Origin for vial

C14: fiole, from Old French, from Old Proven莽al fiola, from Latin phiala, from Greek phial膿; see phial
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