incept(redirected from inceptors)
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1. (Biology) (of organisms) to ingest (food)
2. (Education) Brit (formerly) to take a master's or doctor's degree at a university
(Botany) botany a rudimentary organ
[C19: from Latin inceptus begun, attempted, from incipere to begin, take in hand, from in-2 + capere to take]
[1560–70; < Latin inceptus, past participle of incipere; see inception]
Past participle: incepted