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Meaning of VESICA

Pronunciation:  vu'sIku

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a distensible membranous sac (usually containing liquid or gas)
 

VESICA is a 6 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: bladder
 
 See Also: gallbladder, sac, urinary bladder

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ve*si"ca\, n. [L.]
A bladder.

{Vesica piscis}. [L., dish bladder.] (Eccl. Art) A glory, or
   aureole, of oval shape, or composed of two arcs of circles
   usually represented as surrounding a divine personage.
   More rarely, an oval composed of two arcs not representing
   a glory; a solid oval, etc.

 

 

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