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excipulum

[ ek-sip-yuh-luhm ]
/ ɛkˈsɪp yə ləm /
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noun, plural ex·cip·u·la [ek-sip-yuh-luh]. /ɛkˈsɪp yə lə/. Mycology.

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Origin of excipulum

1855–60; <New Latin, special use of Medieval Latin excipulum device for catching fish. See excipient, -ule
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