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  • n. The outer part of the fructification of most lichens.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The outer part of the fructification of most lichens.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In lichenology, the margin of the apothecium. See cut under apothecium.

Etymologies

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From Latin excipere.

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