Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as ampulla, 2 .

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Same as ampulla, 2
  • noun same as ampule.

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  • noun Alternative spelling of ampoule.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a small bottle that contains a drug (especially a sealed sterile container for injection by needle)

Etymologies

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From Old French ampule, from Latin ampulla, itself of unknown origin.

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