locule

play
noun loc·ule \ˈlä-(ˌ)kyül\

Definition of locule

  1. :  loculus; especially :  any of the cells of a compound ovary of a plant

loculed

play \ˈlä-(ˌ)kyüld\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of locule

French, from Latin loculus


First Known Use: 1751


Learn More about locule


Seen and Heard

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

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!