ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin receptāculum(receptacle; refuge), from receptō(I receive back or again, recover), frequentative of recipiō(I receive; hold back, reserve), from re-(back, again) + capiō(I hold).

NounEdit

ricettacolo m ‎(plural ricettacoli)

  1. den (of thieves etc)
  2. refuge
  3. (botany) receptacle (of a flower)