bursicle


bursicle
\\ˈbərsə̇kəl\ noun (-s)
Etymology: New Latin bursicula, diminutive of Medieval Latin bursa bag, purse — more at purse
botany : a pursed or pouched receptacle

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  • bursicle — bur·si·cle …   English syllables

  • burse —   n. purse; bourse; bursary; Roman Catholic, purse like container of Communion cloth.    ♦ bursicle, n. Botany, purse shaped pod.    ♦ bursiculate, a. having shape of small purse.    ♦ bursiform, a. purse shaped …   Dictionary of difficult words