versipel

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Apparently coined by Nabokov (see below) from versipellous.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

versipel ‎(plural versipels)

  1. a versipellous object or thing
    • 1962: And that odd muse of mine, / My versipel, is with me everywhere, / In carrel and in car, and in my chair. — Vladimir Nabokov, Pale Fire