Colletor vs Collector - What's the difference?

colletor | collector |


As nouns the difference between colletor and collector

is that colletor is (botany) a multicellular trichome of a leaf or bud scale that produces a sticky secretion in other words, a group or tuft of mucilaginous secretory hairs, usually found near the base of the leaf lamina and on the calyx while collector is a person who or thing which collects, or which creates or manages a collection.

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colletor

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (botany) A multicellular trichome of a leaf or bud scale that produces a sticky secretion. In other words, a group or tuft of mucilaginous secretory hairs, usually found near the base of the leaf lamina and on the calyx.
  • Colleters are found in members of the Apocynaceae and Asclepiadaceae families.

    References

    *A Text-book of Botany By Eduard Strasburger. Macmillan:1898, p. 98 (picture) [http://books.google.com/books?id=qqJuuC_L9yIC&pg=PA98&dq=Colletor+botany&ei=qe4_R-bRO4m6swOshsHWBg]

    collector

    Alternative forms

    * collectour (obsolete)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A person who or thing which collects, or which creates or manages a collection.
  • He is an avid collector of nineteenth-century postage stamps.
    That old piano is just a big dust collector .
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2012 , date=April 26 , author=Tasha Robinson , title=Film: Reviews: The Pirates! Band Of Misfits : , work=The Onion AV Club citation , page= , passage=Hungry for fame and the approval of rare-animal collector Queen Victoria (Imelda Staunton), Darwin deceives the Captain and his crew into believing they can get enough booty to win the pirate competition by entering Polly in a science fair. So the pirates journey to London in cheerful, blinkered defiance of the Queen, a hotheaded schemer whose royal crest reads simply “I hate pirates.” }}
  • A person who is employed to collect payments.
  • She works for the government as a tax collector .
  • * 1668 July 3rd, , “Thomas Rue contra'' Andrew Hou?toun” in ''The Deci?ions of the Lords of Council & Se??ion I (Edinburgh, 1683), page 547
  • Andrew Hou?toun'' and ''Adam Mu?het'', being Tack?men of the Excize, did Imploy ''Thomas Rue'' to be their Collector , and gave him a Sallary of 30. pound ''Sterling for a year.
  • (electronics) The amplified terminal on a bipolar junction transistor.
  • A compiler of books; one who collects scattered passages and puts them together in one book.
  • * Addison
  • Volumes without the collector's own reflections.
  • (historical) One holding a Bachelor of Arts in Oxford, formerly appointed to superintend some scholastic proceedings in Lent.
  • (Todd)
    (Webster 1913)

    Derived terms

    * stamp collector