vasculum

noun vas·cu·lum \ ˈva-skyə-ləm \

Definition of vasculum

plural vascula play \ˈva-skyə-lə\
: a usually metal and commonly cylindrical or flattened covered box used in collecting plants

Illustration of vasculum

illustration of vasculum

Origin and Etymology of vasculum

borrowed from Latin vāsculum "small vessel," from vās "container" + -culum, diminutive suffix


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