Definition of vase noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//vɑːz//
; NAmE NAmE//veɪs//
, NAmE//veɪz//
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a container made of glass, etc., used for holding cut flowers or as a decorative object a vase of flowers See related entries: Furniture Word Originlate Middle English: from French, from Latin vas ‘vessel’.Extra examples A silver vase stood on the mantelpiece. Greek vase paintings a vase of fresh flowers flowers arranged in a vase
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