noun, plural vin·cu·la [ving-kyuh-luh] /ˈvɪŋ kyə lə/.
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Origin of vinculum
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Examples from the Web for vinculum
Through this mystical zennaar, or vinculum, the sanctified person is passed with endless ceremonials.Cultus Arborum|Anonymous
Mr. Bowditch, too, refuses us; so fascinating is the vinculum of the dulce natale solum.
Where plus or minus signs occur in the numerator or denominator, brackets or a vinculum is used.Popular scientific lectures|Ernst Mach
All alike gave rise to an Obligation or vinculum juris, and were all requited by a payment of money.
The notion of the vinculum juris, so far as my knowledge extends, is exclusively Roman.
British Dictionary definitions for vinculum
noun plural -la (-lə)
- any bandlike structure, esp one uniting two or more parts
- another name for ligament