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trilocular

[ trahy-lok-yuh-ler ]
/ traɪˈlɒk yə lər /
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adjective Botany, Zoology.
having three loculi, chambers, or cells.
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Origin of trilocular

First recorded in 1745–55; tri- + locular
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British Dictionary definitions for trilocular

trilocular
/ (traɪˈlɒkjʊlə) /

adjective
(esp of a plant ovary or anther) having or consisting of three chambers or cavities

Word Origin for trilocular

C18: from tri- + Latin loculus compartment (from locus place) + -ar
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