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vəˈrɒn ɪ kəVeron·i·ca

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. veronica, speedwellnoun

    any plant of the genus Veronica


  1. veronicanoun

    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.

  2. veronicanoun

    A circular swinging movement of the cape, used to avoid the bull.

  3. veronicanoun

    A flower of the genus Veronica, usually having blue petals.

  4. Veronicanoun

    A female given name from Ancient Greek.

    My own name, Veronica — an ugly enough thing I had always thought, it sounded like either the ointment or the disease — was one her great favourites. St Veronica wiped the face of Christ on the road to Calvary and He left His face on her tea towel. Or the picture of His face. It was the first-ever photograph, she said.

  5. Etymology: Named from St. Veronica.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Veronicanoun

    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. Veronicanoun

    a genus scrophulariaceous plants; the speedwell. See Speedwell

  3. Etymology: [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. Beroni`kh, fr. Macedonian Bereni`kh, for Gr. Fereni`kh, literally, carrying off victory, victorious.]


  1. Veronica

    Veronica is a commercial TV channel in the Netherlands, owned by SBS Broadcasting B.V., a joint venture between Sanoma and Talpa Media Holding. The channel is dedicated to young adults and the male audience. Other channels from SBS in the Netherlands include SBS 6 and NET 5. Veronica is time-sharing with Disney XD. Disney XD broadcasts on daytime and Veronica on nighttime. It is not to be confused with the Veronica Association. SBS licensed the trademark name Veronica from the Association and also owns the Association's former magazines Veronica Magazine and Totaal TV.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Veronica

    vē-ron′i-ka, n. a portrait of our Saviour's face on a handkerchief—from the legend that St Veronica wiped the sweat from the face of Jesus, on His way to Calvary, with her handkerchief, whereupon His features were impressed on the cloth: a genus of plants, popularly known as Speedwell. [Veronica, not L. vera, true, Gr. eikōn, image, but identical with Berenīcē, the traditional name of the woman cured of the issue of blood—a corr. of Gr. pherenikē, victorious—pherein, to bear, nikē, victory.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Veronica

    A plant genus of the family SCROPHULARIACEAE. Members contain bis-sesquiterpene and iridoid glucosides.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Veronica in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Veronica in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Veronica in a Sentence

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  2. May Liu:

    Sweet veronica, there’s nothing in me that would ever say or do anything to intentionally hurt you.

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    We stopped a lot to catch our breath, we didn't have any protective gear, such as gloves, but Veronica Read MoreOn needed medical attention.

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    He works with the principles of journalism, charges against him - same with Veronica - are groundless because there's no call for violence.

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