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English → English (gcide) Definition: Proper receptacle Proper \Prop"er\, a. [OE. propre, F. propre, fr. L. proprius. Cf. Appropriate.] [1913 Webster] 1. Belonging to one; one's own; individual. “His proper good” [i. e., his own possessions]. --Chaucer. “My proper son.” --Shak. [1913 Webster] Now learn the difference, at your proper cost, Betwixt true valor and an empty boast. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Belonging to the natural or essential constitution; peculiar; not common; particular; as, every animal has his proper instincts and appetites. [1913 Webster] Those high and peculiar attributes . . . which constitute our proper humanity. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster] 3. Befitting one's nature, qualities, etc.; suitable in all respect; appropriate; right; fit; decent; as, water is the proper element for fish; a proper dress. [1913 Webster] The proper study of mankind is man. --Pope. [1913 Webster] In Athens all was pleasure, mirth, and play, All proper to the spring, and sprightly May. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 4. Becoming in appearance; well formed; handsome. [Archaic] “Thou art a proper man.” --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Moses . . . was hid three months of his parents, because they saw he was a proper child. --Heb. xi. 23. [1913 Webster] 5. Pertaining to one of a species, but not common to the whole; not appellative; -- opposed to common; as, a proper name; Dublin is the proper name of a city. [1913 Webster] 6. Rightly so called; strictly considered; as, Greece proper; the garden proper. [1913 Webster] 7. (Her.) Represented in its natural color; -- said of any object used as a charge. [1913 Webster] In proper, individually; privately. [Obs.] --Jer. Taylor. Proper flower or Proper corolla (Bot.), one of the single florets, or corollets, in an aggregate or compound flower. Proper fraction (Arith.) a fraction in which the numerator is less than the denominator. Proper nectary (Bot.), a nectary separate from the petals and other parts of the flower. -- Proper noun (Gram.), a name belonging to an individual, by which it is distinguished from others of the same class; -- opposed to common noun; as, John, Boston, America. Proper perianth or Proper involucre (Bot.), that which incloses only a single flower. Proper receptacle (Bot.), a receptacle which supports only a single flower or fructification. [1913 Webster]

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