vulgate

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin vulgatus

Noun[edit]

vulgate (plural vulgates)

  1. The vernacular language of a people.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin vulgo through past participle vulgatus

Verb[edit]

vulgate (third-person singular simple present vulgates, present participle vulgating, simple past and past participle vulgated)

  1. To publish, spread, promulgate to the people.
    • 1844, The Quarterly Review[1], volume 73:
      Ordinary and vulgated sources will usually give all that is needed for a broad outline
    • 1844, Colburn's United Service Magazine[2], volume 1:
      we have seen this in the way in which the affair of Capri has been everywhere vulgated, amid endless perversion and distortion
    • 1864, Sir Francis Palgrave, The History of Normandy and of England Till 1101[3], volume 3:
      Amongst the traditional vulgated anecdotes floating about the world

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

vulgate f (plural vulgates)

  1. Common and widespread popular saying

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

vulgate f

  1. plural of vulgata

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

vulgāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of vulgō

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