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exsiccatum

[ ek-si-key-tuhm ]
/ ˌɛk sɪˈkeɪ təm /
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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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