Vascula
Vasculum Vas"cu*lum, n.; pl. {Vascula}. [L., a small vessel.] 1. (Bot.) Same as {Ascidium}, n., 1. [1913 Webster]

2. A tin box, commonly cylindrical or flattened, used in collecting plants. [1913 Webster]


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  • VASCULARII — apud Ciceronem 4. Verr. c. 24. Instituit officinam Syracusis: in Regiam maximam palam Artifices omnes, Caelatores et Vascularios convocare iubet: sunt, qui vascula ex puro argento faciebant. Poeta, argenti vascula puri. Sicut Caelatores, qui… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Vasculum — Vas cu*lum, n.; pl. {Vascula}. [L., a small vessel.] 1. (Bot.) Same as {Ascidium}, n., 1. [1913 Webster] 2. A tin box, commonly cylindrical or flattened, used in collecting plants. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vasculum — noun (plural vascula) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, small vessel Date: 1782 a usually metal and commonly cylindrical or flattened covered box used in collecting plants …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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