- Being of the usual type; common.
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Examples from the Web for vulgaris
The Belone vulgaris, or bill-fish, the bones of which are green.
A name for the calamary, Loligo vulgaris, an animal allied to the cuttle-fish.
The Norfolk mousehunt, or mousehunter, is the Mustela vulgaris.
The Citrullus vulgaris and C. amarus are found in enormous quantities.The Desert World
This plant, the Pleurococcus vulgaris, is a fresh-water alga.The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide
Augusta Foote Arnold