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.

Nearby words

  1. exserted,
  2. exsertile,
  3. exsiccant,
  4. exsiccate,
  5. exsiccation,
  6. exsolution,
  7. exsolve,
  8. exsorption,
  9. exstipulate,
  10. exstrophy

Origin of exsiccatum

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

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