Definitions for vasculumˈvæs kyə ləm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vas•cu•lumˈvæs kyə ləm(n.)(pl.)-la; -lums.

  1. a box used by botanists in collecting plants.

    Category: Botany

Origin of vasculum:

1825–35; < L vāsculum little vessel

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vasculum(noun)

    same as Ascidium, n., 1

  2. Vasculum(noun)

    a tin box, commonly cylindrical or flattened, used in collecting plants

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  1. Vasculum

    A vasculum is a container used by botanists to keep field samples viable by maintaining a cool, humid environment. Vascula are typically flattened tin cylinders, carried horizontally on a strap so that specimens lie flat and lined with moistened cloth.

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