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exsiccatum

[ek-si-key-tuh m] /ˌɛk sɪˈkeɪ təm/
noun, plural exsiccatums, exsiccata
[ek-si-key-tuh] /ˌɛk sɪˈkeɪ tə/ (Show IPA).
Botany, Mycology
1.
a specimen intentionally dried, especially for herbarium display.
Origin
< Neo-Latin, Latin exsiccātum something dried, neuter of exsiccātus; see exsiccate
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