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EtymologyEdit

Old French fiole, from Latin phiala ‎(a broad, flat, shallow cup or bowl), from Ancient Greek φιάλη ‎(phiálē). Cognate to English vial.

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NounEdit

phial ‎(plural phials)

  1. A glass vessel or bottle, especially a small bottle for medicines.

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phial ‎(third-person singular simple present phials, present participle phialing, simple past and past participle phialed)

  1. (transitive) To put or keep in, or as in, a phial.

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