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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Receptacle \Re*cep"ta*cle\ (r[-e]*s[e^]p"t[.a]*k'l), n. [F.
   r['e]ceptacle, L. receptaculum, fr. receptare, v. intens. fr.
   recipere to receive. See Receive.]
   1. That which serves, or is used, for receiving and
      containing something, as for examople, a basket, a
      vase, a bag, a reservoir; a repository.
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            O sacred receptacle of my joys!       --Shak.
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   2. (Bot.)
      (a) The apex of the flower stalk, from which the organs of
          the flower grow, or into which they are inserted. See
          Illust. of Flower, and Ovary.
      (b) The dilated apex of a pedicel which serves as a common
          support to a head of flowers.
      (c) An intercellular cavity containing oil or resin or
          other matters.
      (d) A special branch which bears the fructification in
          many cryptogamous plants.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Repository \Re*pos"i*to*ry\ (r[-e]*p[o^]z"[i^]*t[-o]*r[y^]), n.
   [L. repositorium, repostorium: cf. OF. repositoire.]
   A place where things are or may be reposited, or laid up, for
   safety or preservation; a depository. --Locke.
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