Vaginula

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Vaginula (Bot) A little sheath, as that about the base of the pedicel of most mosses.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n vaginula In botany, a diminutive vagina or sheath; specifically, in mosses, the sheath round the base of the seta where it springs from the stem. Also vaginule.
    • n vaginula In zoology, a little sheath; a small vagina.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Vaginula a diminutive vagina
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L., dim. of vagina, sheath
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L., 'a sheath.'