Receptacular Rec`ep*tac"u*lar (r[e^]s`[e^]p*t[a^]k"[-u]*l[~e]r), a. [Cf. F. r['e]ceptaculaire.] (Bot.) Pertaining to the receptacle, or growing on it; as, the receptacular chaff or scales in the sunflower. [1913 Webster]

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