Associations to the word «Veronica»


VERONICA, noun. (Roman Catholicism) The image of Jesus's face believed to have been made on the cloth with which St Veronica wiped his face as he went to be crucified; or the cloth used for this.
VERONICA, noun. (bullfighting) A circular swinging movement of the cape, used to avoid the bull.
VERONICA, noun. (botany) A flower of the genus Veronica, usually having blue petals.
VERONICA, proper noun. A taxonomic genus within the family Plantaginaceae   — many species of herbaceous plants, many with blue flowers, including speedwells.
VERONICA, proper noun. A female given name.

Dictionary definition

VERONICA, noun. Any plant of the genus Veronica.

Wise words

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