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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Receptacle \Re*cep"ta*cle\ (r[-e]*s[e^]p"t[.a]*k'l), n. [F.
     r['e]ceptacle, L. receptaculum, fr. receptare, v. intens. fr.
     recipere to receive. See Receive.]
     1. That which serves, or is used, for receiving and
        containing something, as for examople, a basket, a
        vase, a bag, a reservoir; a repository.
        [1913 Webster]
              O sacred receptacle of my joys!       --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. (Bot.)
        (a) The apex of the flower stalk, from which the organs of
            the flower grow, or into which they are inserted. See
            Illust. of Flower, and Ovary.
        (b) The dilated apex of a pedicel which serves as a common
            support to a head of flowers.
        (c) An intercellular cavity containing oil or resin or
            other matters.
        (d) A special branch which bears the fructification in
            many cryptogamous plants.
            [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Repository \Re*pos"i*to*ry\ (r[-e]*p[o^]z"[i^]*t[-o]*r[y^]), n.
     [L. repositorium, repostorium: cf. OF. repositoire.]
     A place where things are or may be reposited, or laid up, for
     safety or preservation; a depository. --Locke.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a facility where things can be deposited for storage or
           safekeeping [syn: depository, deposit, depositary,
      2: a person to whom a secret is entrusted [syn: repository,
      3: a burial vault (usually for some famous person) [syn:
         repository, monument]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  110 Moby Thesaurus words for "repository":
     Fort Knox, acquaintance, advocate, alter ego, archives, armory,
     arsenal, attic, backer, bank, basement, bay, best friend, bin,
     bonded warehouse, bookcase, bosom friend, box, brother, bunker,
     bursary, buttery, cargo dock, cash register, cashbox,
     casual acquaintance, cellar, chest, close acquaintance,
     close friend, closet, coffer, coin box, confidant, confidante,
     conservatory, crate, crib, cupboard, depository, depot, dock,
     drawer, dump, exchequer, familiar, favorer, fellow,
     fellow creature, fellowman, fisc, friend, glory hole, godown,
     gold depository, hold, hutch, inseparable friend, intimate,
     library, locker, lover, lumber room, lumberyard, magasin, magazine,
     money chest, neighbor, other self, partisan, penny bank, pickup,
     piggy bank, pork barrel, public crib, public till, public treasury,
     public trough, rack, repertory, reservoir, rick, safe,
     safe-deposit box, shelf, stack, stack room, stock room, storage,
     store, storehouse, storeroom, strong room, strongbox, subtreasury,
     supply base, supply depot, supporter, sympathizer, tank, till,
     treasure house, treasure room, treasure-house, treasury, vat,
     vault, warehouse, well-wisher, wine cellar

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

     1.  See data dictionary.
     2.  The core of a CASE tool, typically a DBMS
     where all development documents are stored.

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