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1. A small bundle.
2. One of the parts of a book published in separate sections. Also called fascicule.
3. Botany A bundle or cluster of stems, flowers, or leaves.
4. See fasciculus.
[Latin fasciculus, diminutive of fascis, bundle.]
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