follow Dictionary.com

Are yams and sweet potatoes the same?

ascidium

[uh-sid-ee-uh m] /əˈsɪd i əm/
noun, plural ascidia
[uh-sid-ee-uh] /əˈsɪd i ə/ (Show IPA).
Botany, Mycology
1.
a baglike or pitcherlike part.
Origin
1760-1770
1760-70; < Neo-Latin < Greek askídion a small bag, equivalent to ask(ós) bag + -idion -idium
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for ascidium

ascidium

/əˈsɪdɪəm/
noun (pl) -cidia (-ˈsɪdɪə)
1.
part of a plant that is shaped like a pitcher, such as the modified leaf of the pitcher plant
Word Origin
C18: from New Latin, from Greek askidion a little bag, from askos bag
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for ascidium

13
16
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for ascidium