locule


loc·ule

noun \ˈlä-(ˌ)kyül\

Definition of LOCULE

:  loculus; especially :  any of the cells of a compound ovary of a plant
loc·uled \-(ˌ)kyüld\ adjective

Origin of LOCULE

French, from Latin loculus
First Known Use: circa 1888

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: loculicidal
Previous Word in the Dictionary: loculate
All Words Near: locule

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up locule? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).