noun con·cep·ta·cle \kən-ˈsep-ti-kəl\

Definition of conceptacle

  1. :  an external cavity containing reproductive cells in algae (as of the genus Fucus)

Origin and Etymology of conceptacle

New Latin conceptaculum, from Latin, receptacle, from conceptus, past participle of concipere to take in

First Known Use: 1835

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