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apothecium


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Apothecium  \Apo`*the"ci*um\,  n.;  pl  {Apothecia}.  [NL.]  (Bot.) 
  The  ascigerous  fructification  of  lichens,  forming  masses  of 
  various  shapes. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  apothecium 
  n  :  a  cup-shaped  ascocarp  in  many  lichens  and  ascomycetous  fungi 




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