Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A little pitcher or ewer.
  • noun In botany, any pitcher- or urn-shaped body.
  • noun In zoology, the external tubular casing or sheathing of a wheel-animalcule; the zoöthecium of a rotifer, corresponding to the lorica of an infusorian.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) Any urn-shaped organ of a plant.

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  • noun botany Any urn-shaped organ of a plant.

Etymologies

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Latin, a little pitcher.

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