[ kuhn-sep-tuh-kuhl ]
/ kənˈsɛp tə kəl /
an organ or cavity enclosing reproductive bodies.
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Origin of conceptacle
OTHER WORDS FROM conceptaclecon·cep·tac·u·lar [kon-sep-tak-yuh-ler], /ˌkɒn sɛpˈtæk yə lər/, adjective
Words nearby conceptacle
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Example sentences from the Web for conceptacle
The tetraspore is also sometimes contained in a conceptacle.Sea-Weeds, Shells and Fossils|Peter Gray
British Dictionary definitions for conceptacle
/ (kənˈsɛptəkəl) /
a flask-shaped cavity containing the reproductive organs in some algae and fungi
Word Origin for conceptacle
C17: from Latin conceptāculum receptacle, from concipere to receive, conceive
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