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Webster

English Word:

vaccine


English Pronunciation:

vac•cine


Adjective:


⇨Etymology

(Latin) vaccinus, from vacca a cow; confer Sanskrit vac to bellow, to groan.


⇨Definition

Of or pertaining to cows; pertaining to, derived from, or caused by, vaccinia; as, vaccine virus; the vaccine disease. --



Noun:


⇨Definition

The virus of vaccinia used in vaccination.



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Wiktionary

Etymology:

From Latin vaccinus, from vacca (“cow”) (because of early use of the cowpox virus against smallpox). Cf. New or Scientific Latin (variola) vaccīna, or "cowpox".


Noun:

vaccine (plural vaccines) (immunology) A substance given to stimulate the body's production of antibodies and provide immunity against a disease, prepared from the agent that causes the disease, or a synthetic substitute.


Verb:

vaccine first-person singular present indicative of vacciner third-person singular present indicative of vacciner first-person singular present subjunctive of vacciner third-person singular present subjunctive of vacciner second-person singular imperative of vacciner


Adjective:

Adjective vaccine f feminine plural of vaccino


Anagrams:

vinacce


Reference:

vaccine

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