Definition of receptacular in English:

receptacular

adjective

  • 1Of the nature of or serving as a receptacle.

  • 2Botany. Attached to or forming part of the receptacle of a flower or inflorescence, or that of a cryptogam; of or relating to a receptacle.

Origin

Late 18th century. From classical Latin receptāculum receptacle + -ar. Compare French réceptaculaire.

Pronunciation

receptacular

/ˌrɛsɛpˈtakjʊlə/