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English → English (gcide) Definition: Vernacle Vernacle \Ver"na*cle\, n. See Veronica, 1. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Veronica \Ve*ron"i*ca\, n. [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.] 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. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) A genus scrophulariaceous plants; the speedwell. See Speedwell. [1913 Webster] Note: 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. [1913 Webster]

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