Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having, formed of, or divided into small cavities or compartments.

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  • adj. Having a loculus or compartment.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or relating to the cell or compartment of an ovary, etc.; in composition, having cells; as trilocular.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In bot. zoöl., and anatomy, having one or more loculi or cells: used chiefly in compounds, as unilocular, bilocular, etc.

Etymologies

locul(us) + -ar.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • Allen, 51, offers a rounded account that engages and connects the dots in tomato development, much the same way that, say, a locular cavity holds the seeds and gel of the ripest, sweetest fruit.

    Q&A: 'Ripe' author Arthur Allen

  • He spent his spare time working on three by three canvases scored off into locular sections containing dark circles in which he painted fantastic miniature landscapes.

    The Secret Animal

  • Robson reports a multi-locular cyst of the ovary with extensive adhesions of the uterus, removed at the tenth week of pregnancy and ovariotomy performed without any interruption of the ordinary course of labor.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • Tomatoes with five distinctive seed cavities, filled with the jelly-like goo (locular jelly), and where the walls join together in the center for a dense core are the most vulnerable.

    Columnist: Keith Groller

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