exsiccatum

[ ek-si-key-tuh m ]
/ ˌɛk sɪˈkeɪ təm /

noun, plural ex·sic·ca·tums, ex·sic·ca·ta [ek-si-key-tuh] /ˌɛk sɪˈkeɪ tə/. Botany, Mycology.

a specimen intentionally dried, especially for herbarium display.

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Origin of exsiccatum

< New Latin, Latin exsiccātum something dried, neuter of exsiccātus; see exsiccate
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