locellus

noun lo·cel·lus \-eləs\

Definition of locellus

plural

locelli

\-eˌlī\
  1. 1 :  a secondary compartment of a unilocular ovary of various legumes formed by a false partition

  2. 2 :  either of the two cavities of a pollen sac

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Origin and Etymology of locellus

New Latin, from Late Latin, compartment, diminutive of Latin locus place — more at stall


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