vasculum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin small vessel.

Noun[edit]

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.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive from vās (vessel) +‎ -culum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

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

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References[edit]

  • vasculum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • vasculum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “vasculum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • vasculum in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette