Vase definition

vās, vāz, väz
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A container used mainly for displaying fresh, dried, or artificial flowers.
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An open container, as of glass or porcelain, used for holding flowers or for ornamentation.
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An open container, usually rounded and of greater height than width, used for decoration, for holding flowers, etc.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
vase
Plural:
vases

Origin of vase

  • French from Latin vās vessel

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle French vase, from Latin vas.

    From Wiktionary