Inceptor



[in-sept] /ɪnˈsɛpt/

verb (used with object)
1.
to take in; ingest.
/ɪnˈsɛpt/
verb (transitive)
1.
(of organisms) to ingest (food)
2.
(Brit) (formerly) to take a master’s or doctor’s degree at a university
noun
3.
(botany) a rudimentary organ
v.

1560s, from Latin inceptus, past participle of incipere “to begin” (see inception). Related: Incepted.

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