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loculicidal

[lok-yuh-luh-sahyd-l] /ˌlɒk yə ləˈsaɪd l/
adjective, Botany.
1.
(of a capsule) splitting lengthwise so as to divide each locule into two parts.
Origin of loculicidal
1810-1820
First recorded in 1810-20; locul(us) + -i- + -cidal
Related forms
loculicidally, adverb
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