Definitions

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

  • n. A small cavity or compartment within an organ or part of an animal or plant, as any of the cavities within a plant ovary.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A little hollow; a loculus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A little hollow; a loculus.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A loculus or cell.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a small cavity or space within an organ or in a plant or animal

Etymologies

Latin loculus, little place, diminutive of locus, place.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Compare French locule. See loculus. (Wiktionary)

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