veronica
I. noun Etymology: New Latin, genus of herbs Date: 1527 any of a genus (Veronica) of annual or perennial herbs of the snapdragon family that have small pink, white, blue or purple flowers with a 4- or 5-lobed calyx, a rotate corolla, two stamens, and the fruit a compressed capsule — compare speedwell II. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin, from Veronica, legendary saint of the 1st century A.D. Date: 15th century an image of Christ's face said to have been impressed on the cloth that St. Veronica gave him to wipe his face with on the way to his crucifixion; also a cloth resembling the legendary one of St. Veronica III. noun Etymology: Spanish verónica, from Saint Veronica Date: 1926 a pase in bullfighting in which the cape is swung slowly away from the charging bull while the matador keeps his feet in the same position

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  • 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

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • Veronica — (Rio dellʼElba,Италия) Категория отеля: Адрес: 57039 Rio dellʼElba, Италия …   Каталог отелей

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