Definition of Receptacles

1. Noun. (plural of receptacle) ¹



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Definition of Receptacles

1. receptacle [n] - See also: receptacle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Receptacles

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recentralize
recentralized
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recentralizing
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recentred
recentres
recentrifuge
recentrifuged
recentrifuges
recentrifuging
recentring
recept
receptacle
receptacles (current term)
receptacular
receptaculitid
receptaculitids
receptaculum
receptaculum chyli
receptaculum ganglii petrosi
receptaculum pecqueti
receptaries
receptary
receptibility
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reception center
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Literary usage of Receptacles

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1. Systematic Anatomy of the Dicotyledons: A Handbook for Laboratories of Pure by Hans Solereder, Dukinfield Henry Scott (1908)
"As regards the occurrence of the secretory receptacles in the different parts of one and the same species, we may note at this point that in most cases the ..."

2. Manual of Botany for North America: Containing Generic and Specific by Amos Eaton (1836)
"On hark of trees. tartans, crust sub-membranaceous, cracked, afterwards granulated, becoming green-cinereous with dark limits: receptacles small, crowded, ..."

3. An Introduction to Botany by John Lindley (1832)
"Of receptacles of Secretion. But it frequently occurs that the simple intercellular passages ... Although the receptacles of secretion have no proper coat, ..."

4. An introduction to botany by John Lindley (1832)
"Of receptacles of Secretion. But it frequently occurs that the simple intercellular passages ... Although the receptacles of secretion have no proper coat, ..."

5. The General Statutes of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts: Enacted December by Massachusetts, William Adams Richardson, George P. Sanger, Andrew Augustus Richmond (1873)
"OF COUNTY receptacles FOR INSANE PERSONS. 1. County receptacles for insane persons, &c.t to be provided, &c. 1 Special provisions for the county of ..."

6. The Flora of British India by Joseph Dalton Hooker (1890)
"Readily recognized by its large long-peduncled receptacles. ... never cordate 3-nerved, receptacles peduncled in axillary pairs ovoid or oblong prominently ..."

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