locule

noun
loc·​ule | \ ˈlä-(ˌ)kyül How to pronounce locule (audio) \

Definition of locule

: loculus especially : any of the cells of a compound ovary of a plant

Other Words from locule

loculed \ ˈlä-​(ˌ)kyüld How to pronounce locule (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of locule

1751, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for locule

French, from Latin loculus

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“Locule.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/locule. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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