• synonyms


  1. Being of the usual type; common.
Show More
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

Examples from the Web for vulgaris

Historical Examples of vulgaris

  • The Belone vulgaris, or bill-fish, the bones of which are green.

    The Sailor's Word-Book

    William Henry Smyth

  • A name for the calamary, Loligo vulgaris, an animal allied to the cuttle-fish.

    The Sailor's Word-Book

    William Henry Smyth

  • The Norfolk mousehunt, or mousehunter, is the Mustela vulgaris.

  • The Citrullus vulgaris and C. amarus are found in enormous quantities.

    The Desert World

    Arthur Mangin

  • This plant, the Pleurococcus vulgaris, is a fresh-water alga.

    The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide

    Augusta Foote Arnold