Definitions for vocableˈvoʊ kə bəl
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vo•ca•bleˈvoʊ kə bəl(n.)
a word, esp. one considered only as a combination of sounds or letters without regard to meaning.
Origin of vocable:
1520–30; < L vocābulum word, name =vocā(re) to call +-bulum n. suffix
vocable, spoken word(noun)
a word that is spoken aloud
A word or utterance, especially with reference to its form rather than its meaning.
able to be uttered
Origin: From French vocable or Latin vocabulum, from Latin vocare ‘call’.
a word; a term; a name; specifically, a word considered as composed of certain sounds or letters, without regard to its meaning