Definition of Veronica

1. Noun. Any plant of the genus Veronica.




Definition of Veronica

1. n. A portrait or representation of the face of our Savior on the alleged handkerchief of Saint Veronica, preserved at Rome; hence, a representation of this portrait, or any similar representation of the face of the Savior. Formerly called also Vernacle, and Vernicle.

2. n. A portrait or representation of the face of our Savior on the alleged handkerchief of Saint Veronica, preserved at Rome; hence, a representation of this portrait, or any similar representation of the face of the Savior. Formerly called also Vernacle, and Vernicle.

Definition of Veronica

1. Proper noun. (Ancient Greek female given name). ¹

2. Noun. The image of Jesus's face believed to have been made on the cloth with which St Veronica wiped his face as he went to be crucified; or the cloth used for this. ¹

3. Noun. (context: bullfighting) A circular swinging movement of the cape, used to avoid the bull. ¹

4. Noun. (botany) A flower of the genus ''Veronica'', usually having blue petals. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Veronica

1. a handkerchief bearing the image of Christ's face [n -S]

Medical Definition of Veronica

1. 1. A portrait or representation of the face of our Savior on the alleged handkerchief of Saint Veronica, preserved at Rome; hence, a representation of this portrait, or any similar representation of the face of the Savior. Formerly called also Vernacle, and Vernicle. 2. A genus scrophulariaceous plants; the speedwell. See Speedwell. Several herbaceous species are common in both Europe and America, most of which have small blue flowers. A few shrubby species from New Zealand are sometimes found in cultivation. Origin: LL.; so called from Veronica, a woman who, according to an old legend, as Christ was carrying the cross, wiped his face with a cloth, which received an impression of his countenance; Veronica is fr. MGr, fr. Macedonian, for Gr, literally, carrying off victory, victorious. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Veronica

vernine
vernish
vernished
vernishes
vernishing
vernissage
vernissages
vernix
vernix caseosa
vernixes
vernonia
vernonin
vero cells
veronal
veronals
veronica (current term)
veronicas
verotoxin
verplanckite
verprolin
verquere
verqueres
verquire
verquires
verrayment
verrel
verrels
verrey
verriculate
verrine

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