loculicidal


loc·u·li·ci·dal

adjective \ˌlä-kyə-lə-ˈsī-dəl\

Definition of LOCULICIDAL

:  dehiscing longitudinally so as to bisect each loculus <loculicidal fruit>

Origin of LOCULICIDAL

New Latin loculus + Latin -cidere to cut, from caedere
First Known Use: circa 1819

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