VOCABLES

vocable

[voh-kuh-buhl]
noun
1.
a word; term; name.
2.
a word considered only as a combination of certain sounds or letters, without regard to meaning.
adjective
3.
capable of being spoken.

Origin:
1520–30; < Latin vocābulum a word, a name, equivalent to vocā(re) to call + -bulum noun suffix

vocably, adverb
nonvocable, adjective, noun
unvocable, adjective
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vocable (ˈvəʊkəbəl)
 
n
1.  any word, either written or spoken, regarded simply as a sequence of letters or spoken sounds, irrespective of its meaning
2.  a vocal sound; vowel
 
adj
3.  capable of being uttered
 
[C16: from Latin vocābulum a designation, from vocāre to call]
 
'vocably
 
adv

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