Definition of vennel in English:


Line breaks: ven¦nel
Pronunciation: /ˈvɛn(ə)l/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


chiefly Scottish
A narrow lane or passage between buildings; an alley.


late Middle English: from Old French venele, from medieval Latin venella, diminutive of Latin vena 'vein'.

More definitions of vennel

Definition of vennel in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day grammarian
Pronunciation: grəˈmɛːrɪən
a person who studies and writes about grammar