Veronica
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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  • Veronica — is a female given name, the Latin form of the Greek name Berenice, Φερονίκη, [cite web|last=Harper|first=Douglas|url=http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=Veronica|title=Veronica|work=Online Etymology… …   Wikipedia

  • Verónica — puede referirse a: Contenido 1 Botánica 2 Nombre 2.1 Personajes 3 Tauromaquia 4 Toponimia …   Wikipedia Español

  • Veronica — ist: eine Novelle von Theodor Storm, siehe Veronica (Literatur) eine abgewandelte Schreibweise des weiblichen Vornamen Veronika die botanische Bezeichnung für Pflanzen der Gattung Ehrenpreis z. B. Veronica officinalis das Abbild Jesu Christi auf… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • veronică — VERONÍCĂ s. v. sporiş, verbină. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  veronícă s. f., pl. veroníci Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  VERONÍ//CĂ veronicăci f. Plantă erbacee cu frunze opuse şi cu fructul o… …   Dicționar Român

  • Veronica — fem. proper name, a variant of Gk. Berenike (see BERENICE (Cf. Berenice)). The popular Saint Veronica (not in the Roman Martyrology) traditionally was a pious woman who wiped the face of Christ when he fell carrying the cross to Calvary. The… …   Etymology dictionary

  • verónica — Planta del género de las escrofularáceas. La infusión de V. officinalis tiene propiedades béquicas y diuréticas dibujo de herbario [véase http://www.iqb.es/diccio/v/ve.htm#veronica] monografía [véase http://www.iqb.es/diccio/v/ve.htm#veronica]… …   Diccionario médico

  • verônica — s. f. 1. Imagem do rosto de Jesus, estampada ou pintada num pano com traços vermelhos. 2. Imagem do rosto e corpo de um santo impressa ou gravada em pano, cera, metal, etc. 3.  [Popular] Rosto; cara. 4. Mulher que nas procissões leva a verônica.… …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • verónica — s. f. 1. Imagem do rosto de Jesus, estampada ou pintada num pano com traços vermelhos. 2. Imagem do rosto e corpo de um santo impressa ou gravada em pano, cera, metal, etc. 3.  [Popular] Rosto; cara. 4. Mulher que nas procissões leva a verônica.… …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • veronica — ► NOUN 1) a herbaceous plant with upright stems bearing narrow pointed leaves and spikes of blue or purple flowers. 2) a cloth supposedly impressed with an image of Christ s face. ORIGIN from the given name Veronica; sense 2 refers to St Veronica …   English terms dictionary

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