(Vul"gar*ize) v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Vulgarized ; p. pr. & vb. n. Vulgarizing ] [Cf. F. vulgariser,
LL. vulgarizare.] To make vulgar, or common.
Exhortation vulgarized by low wit.V. Knox.
(Vul"gar*ly), adv. In a vulgar manner.
(Vul"gar*ness), n. The quality of being vulgar.
(Vul"gate) n. [NL. vulgata, from L. vulgatus usual, common, p. p. of vulgare to make general,
or common, fr. vulgus the multitude: cf. F. vulgate. See Vulgar, a.] An ancient Latin version of the
Scripture, and the only version which the Roman Church admits to be authentic; so called from its
common use in the Latin Church.
The Vulgate was made by Jerome at the close of the 4th century. The Old Testament he translated
mostly from the Hebrew and Chaldaic, and the New Testament he revised from an older Latin version.
The Douay version, so called, is an English translation from the Vulgate. See Douay Bible.
(Vul"gate) a. Of or pertaining to the Vulgate, or the old Latin version of the Scriptures.
(Vul`ner*a*bil"i*ty) n. The quality or state of being vulnerable; vulnerableness.
(Vul"ner*a*ble) a. [L. vulnerabilis wounding, injurious, from vulnerare to wound, vulnus a
wound; akin to Skr. vraa: cf. F. vulnérable.]
1. Capable of being wounded; susceptible of wounds or external injuries; as, a vulnerable body.
Achilles was vulnerable in his heel; and there will be wanting a Paris to infix the dart.Dr. T. Dwight.
2. Liable to injury; subject to be affected injuriously; assailable; as, a vulnerable reputation.
His skill in finding out the vulnerable parts of strong minds was consummate.Macaulay.
(Vul"ner*a*ble*ness), n. The quality or state of being vulnerable; vulnerability.
(Vul"ner*a*ry) a. [L. vulnearius: cf. F. vulnéraire.] Useful in healing wounds; adapted to the
cure of external injuries; as, vulnerary plants or potions. "Such vulnerary remedies." Sir W. Scott.
n. [Cf. F. vulnéraire.] (Med.) A vulnerary remedy.
(Vul"ner*ate) v. t. [L. vulneratus, p. p. of vulnerare to wound.] To wound; to hurt. [Obs.]
(Vul`ner*a"tion) n. [L. vulneratio.] The act of wounding, or the state of being wounded.
(Vul"ner*ose`) a. Full of wounds; wounded.
(Vul*nif"ic Vul*nif"ic*al) a. [L. vulnificus; vulnus a wound + facere to make.] Causing wounds; inflicting
(Vul*nose") a. Having wounds; vulnerose. [R.]
(||Vul"pes) n. [L., a fox.] (Zoöl.) A genus of Carnivora including the foxes.
(Vul"pic) a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, derived from, or designating, an acid obtained from a lichen
(Cetraria vulpina) as a yellow or red crystalline substance which on decomposition yields pulvinic acid.