exciple


exciple
/ek"seuh peuhl/, n. Mycol.
(in certain lichens) the rim or outer covering of the apothecium.
Also, excipule /ek"seuh pyoohl'/, excipulum.
[1865-70; see EXCIPULUM]

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  • Exciple — Ex ci*ple, ||Excipulum Ex*cip u*lum, n. [NL. excipulum, fr. L. excipere. See {Except}.] (Bot.) The outer part of the fructification of most lichens. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • exciple — ex·ci·ple …   English syllables

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  • Excipulum — Exciple Ex ci*ple, ||Excipulum Ex*cip u*lum, n. [NL. excipulum, fr. L. excipere. See {Except}.] (Bot.) The outer part of the fructification of most lichens. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • excipule — noun see exciple * * * exciple, excipule (ˈɛksɪp(ə)l, ˈɛksɪpjuːl) Anglicized forms of excipulum. in Treas. Bot …   Useful english dictionary

  • ex|ci|pule — «EHK suh pyool», noun. = exciple. (Cf. ↑exciple) …   Useful english dictionary

  • ex|cip|u|lum — «ehk SIHP yuh luhm», noun, plural la « luh». = exciple. (Cf. ↑exciple) …   Useful english dictionary

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