from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Wisps of precipitation streaming from a cloud but evaporating before reaching the ground.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A type of note used in plainsong notation, having a tail.
- n. A streak of rain or snow that is dissipated in falling and does not reach the ground, commonly appearing descending from a cloud layer.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The penis.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. light wispy precipitation that evaporates before it reaches the ground (especially when the lower air is low in humidity)
Latin, twig, virga.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin virga ("rod"). (Wiktionary)