Other Word Forms of Receptacle
Origin of Receptacle
From Latin receptāculum (“reservoir, receptacle"), from receptō (“I receive back or again, recover"), frequentative of recipiō (“I receive; hold back, reserve"), from re- (“back, again") + capiō (“I hold").
Middle English from Old French from Latin receptāculum from receptāre to receive again frequentative of recipere to receive receive
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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