vascula

vasculum

[vas-kyuh-luhm]
noun, plural vascula [vas-kyuh-luh] , vasculums.
a kind of case or box used by botanists for carrying specimens as they are collected.

Origin:
1825–35; < Latin vāsculum little vessel. See vas, -cule1

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vasculum (ˈvæskjʊləm)
 
n , pl -la, -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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