a word or term; esp., a word regarded as a unit of sounds or letters rather than as a unit of meaning
Origin of vocableFrench ; from Classical Latin vocabulum, a name, title, word ; from vocare, to call ; from vox, voice
A word considered only as a sequence of sounds or letters rather than as a unit of meaning.
Capable of being voiced or spoken.
Origin of vocableFrench, from Old French, from Latin voc&amacron;bulum, name, from voc&amacron;re, to call; see wekw- in Indo-European roots.