See more synonyms for vasculum on Thesaurus.com noun, plural vas·cu·la [vas-kyuh-luh] /ˈvæs kyə lə/, vas·cu·lums.
- a kind of case or box used by botanists for carrying specimens as they are collected.
Origin of vasculum
First recorded in 1825–35, vasculum
is from the Latin
little vessel. See vas
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
British Dictionary definitions for vascula
noun plural -la (-lə) or -lums
- a metal box used by botanists in the field for carrying botanical specimens
C19: from Latin: little vessel, from vas
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