Vetula can have several meanings:

* Vetula ("old woman" in Latin) was in specific use for "corn dolls" among the Geramanic pagans of Flanders in the seventh century, where Saint Eligius had to warn them to desist from their old practices: see Eligius; Gaelic Cailleach, the "old woman".

* Scientific names of species that include the Latin word vetula:
**Ortalis vetula
**Saurothera vetula
**Balistes vetula
**Muscipipra vetula

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  • VETULA — inter Veteres personas comicas, cui vestem dabant, eius coloris quem Festucinum vocant Veneti, viridiusculi scil. palearis, et caesii i. e. cinerei. Officium earum, ut obstetrices essent, vel nutrices matronarum iam emeritae quas loquacissimas… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Vetula, S. — S. Vetula (15. Juni), eine bei den Griechen verehrte Martyrin, welche den Tod der Enthauptung gestorben sein soll. (II. 1050.) …   Vollständiges Heiligen-Lexikon

  • Mammillaria vetula — subsp. gracilis Systematik Ordnung: Nelkenartige (Caryophyllales) Familie …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Coccyzus vetula — Tacco de la Jamaïque Coccyzus vetula …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Saurothera vetula — Tacco de la Jamaïque Coccyzus vetula …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Balistes Vetula — Balistes vetula …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ortalis vetula —   Guacharaca norteña Distribución de la es …   Wikipedia Español

  • Scarus vetula —   Scarus vetula …   Wikipedia Español

  • Balistes vetula — Baliste royal …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ortalis vetula — Braunflügelguan Braunflügelguan (Ortalis vetula) Systematik Klasse: Vögel (Aves) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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