vial

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From Middle English viole, fiole, Old French fiole, from Ancient Greek φιάλη (phiálē, a broad flat container). See also phial.

Noun[edit]

vial (plural vials)

  1. A glass vessel or bottle, especially a small tube-shapped bottle used to store medicine, perfume or other chemical.
    • Shakespeare
      Take thou this vial, being then in bed, / And this distilled liquor thou off.

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vial (third-person singular simple present vials, present participle vialing, simple past and past participle vialed)

  1. (transitive) To put or keep in, or as in, a vial.

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Adjective[edit]

vial m, f (plural viales)

  1. of or pertaining to a via, road, highway

Noun[edit]

vial m (plural viales)

  1. avenue
  2. vial