loculicidal

adjective loc·u·li·ci·dal \ ˌlä-kyə-lə-ˈsī-dᵊl \

Definition of loculicidal

:dehiscing longitudinally so as to bisect each loculus
  • loculicidal fruit

Origin and Etymology of loculicidal

New Latin loculus + Latin -cidere to cut, from caedere


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