adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin vagus wandering Date: circa 1890 free to move about <
vagile organisms
vagility noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • vagile — adj. [L. vagus, wandering] Freely wandering; motile …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • vagile — /vaj euhl/ or, esp. Brit., / uyl/, adj. Biol. endowed with or having freedom of movement. [1885 90; < L vag(us) wandering + ILE] * * * …   Universalium

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  • vagilė — vagi̇̀lius, vagi̇̀lė dkt …   Bendrinės lietuvių kalbos žodyno antraštynas

  • vagile — vag·ile …   English syllables

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