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.
- Instead of keeping still, so I could eat him comfortably, he trembled so with fear that he fell off the table into a big vase that was standing on the floor.
- At first the piglet stuck in the neck of the vase and I thought I should get him, after all, but he wriggled himself through and fell down into the deep bottom part--and I suppose he's there yet.
- At length every jar and vase was cracked or broken, and the precious stones they contained were melting, too, and running in little streams over the trees and bushes of the forest.
- You're like a vase and the magic is the water.