vocable definition by Webster's New World
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a word or term; esp., a word regarded as a unit of sounds or letters rather than as a unit of meaning
Origin: French ; from Classical Latin vocabulum, a name, title, word ; from vocare, to call ; from vox, voice
vocable definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A word considered only as a sequence of sounds or letters rather than as a unit of meaning.adjective
Capable of being voiced or spoken.
Origin: French, from Old French, from Latin vocābulum, name, from vocāre, to call; see wekw- in Indo-European roots.