ascidia

ascidium

[uh-sid-ee-uhm]
noun, plural ascidia [uh-sid-ee-uh] . Botany, Mycology.
a baglike or pitcherlike part.

Origin:
1760–70; < Neo-Latin < Greek askídion a small bag, equivalent to ask(ós) bag + -idion -idium

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ascidium (əˈsɪdɪəm)
 
n , pl -cidia
part of a plant that is shaped like a pitcher, such as the modified leaf of the pitcher plant
 
[C18: from New Latin, from Greek askidion a little bag, from askos bag]

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