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[Middle English fiole, from Old French, from Late Latin fiola, shallow vessel, alteration of Latin phiala, from Greek phialē.]
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a small bottle for liquids; vial
[C14: from Old French fiole, from Latin phiola saucer, from Greek phialē wide shallow vessel]
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vi•al(ˈvaɪ əl, vaɪl)
n., v. -aled, -al•ing (esp. Brit.) -alled, -al•ling. n.
1. Also, phial. a small container, as of glass, for holding liquids.v.t.
2. to put into or keep in a vial.
[1300–50; Middle English viole, variant of fiole phial]
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|Noun||1.||phial - a small bottle that contains a drug (especially a sealed sterile container for injection by needle)|
bottle - a glass or plastic vessel used for storing drinks or other liquids; typically cylindrical without handles and with a narrow neck that can be plugged or capped
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phial[ˈfaɪəl] n → fiole f
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phial[ˈfaɪəl] n → fiala
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