vasculum

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin small vessel.

NounEdit

vasculum (plural vasculums or vascula)

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  1. A container used by botanists to keep samples viable by maintaining a cool, humid environment.

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Diminutive from vās (vessel) +‎ -culus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vāsculum n (genitive vāsculī); second declension

  1. A small vessel or container.
  2. A small beehive.
  3. (by extension) A seed-capsule or seed-vessel.
  4. (by extension) The calyx of a fruit.

InflectionEdit

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative vāsculum vāscula
genitive vāsculī vāsculōrum
dative vāsculō vāsculīs
accusative vāsculum vāscula
ablative vāsculō vāsculīs
vocative vāsculum vāscula

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

  • vās
  • vāsārium
  • vāsātus

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • vasculum in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
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