Etymology
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vacuole (n.)

"small cavity or vesicle," 1853, from French vacuole, from Medieval Latin vacuola, formed as a diminutive of Latin vacuus "empty," from PIE *wak-, extended form of root *eue- "to leave, abandon, give out."

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Definitions of vacuole

vacuole (n.)
a tiny cavity filled with fluid in the cytoplasm of a cell;
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