Vuln meaning

vŭln
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To wound (oneself) by biting at the breast. Used of the pelican, which was once believed to feed its young with its blood, as a heraldic motif and symbol of Christ.
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(heraldry) To wound, especially in the typical portrayal of a pelican.
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(computing, informal) Vulnerability (a weakness in software etc. that can be maliciously exploited)
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Origin of vuln

  • From Latin vulnerāre to wound vulnerable

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

  • Latin, irregularly from vulnerāre.

    From Wiktionary

  • Shortening.

    From Wiktionary