Origin of vaseFrench from Classical Latin vas, vessel, dish
an open container, usually rounded and of greater height than width, used for decoration, for holding flowers, etc.
An open container, as of glass or porcelain, used for holding flowers or for ornamentation.
Origin of vaseFrench from Latin vās vessel
- A container used mainly for displaying fresh, dried, or artificial flowers.
- Alex glanced at the vase of dandelions on the counter and nodded.
- You're like a vase and the magic is the water.
- The most wonderful object of all was a great two-handled vase standing 3 ft.
- Having severed the body of the vase from the blowing iron, he heated and closed the fractured base, whilst holding the vase by means of the rod fixed in the neck.
- 555; for vase-paintings, see H.