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locular

[ lok-yuh-ler ]

adjective

, Biology.
  1. having one or more locules.


locular

/ ˈlɒkjʊlə; -lɪt; ˈlɒkjʊˌleɪt /

adjective

  1. biology divided into compartments by septa

    the locular ovary of a plant



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Derived Forms

  • ˌlocuˈlation, noun
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Other Words From

  • inter·locu·lar adjective
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Word History and Origins

Origin of locular1

First recorded in 1775–85, locular is from the New Latin word loculāris kept in boxes. See loculus, -ar 1
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Word History and Origins

Origin of locular1

C19: from New Latin loculāris kept in boxes
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Example Sentences

Locular, relating to the cell or compartment (Loculus) of an ovary, &c.

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