Meaning of vaginula in English:

vaginula

Pronunciation /vəˈdʒʌɪnjʊlə/

noun

Botany
  • In mosses: a sheath at the base of the seta (capsule-bearing stalk).

Origin

Late 17th century (in an earlier sense). From classical Latin vāgīnula sheath-like covering (applied by Pliny to a husk) from vāgīna + -ula.