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locular

[ lok-yuh-ler ]
/ ˈlɒk yə lər /
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adjective Biology.
having one or more locules.
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Also loc·u·late [lok-yuh-leyt, -lit]. /ˈlɒk yəˌleɪt, -lɪt/.

Origin of locular

First recorded in 1775–85, locular is from the New Latin word loculāris kept in boxes. See loculus, -ar1

OTHER WORDS FROM locular

in·ter·loc·u·lar, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for locular

locular

loculate (ˈlɒkjʊˌleɪt, -lɪt)

/ (ˈlɒkjʊlə) /

adjective
biology divided into compartments by septathe locular ovary of a plant

Derived forms of locular

loculation, noun

Word Origin for locular

C19: from New Latin loculāris kept in boxes
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Medical definitions for locular

locular
[ lŏkyə-lər ]

adj.
Divided into or having loculi.
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