from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a loculicidal manner.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • "Stamens six, hypogenous! anthers introrse! capsule cartilaginous, loculicidally three-valved, scurfy-leaved epiphytic!"

    "Some Say" Neighbours in Cyrus

  • The botanists tell me that its fruit "dehisces loculicidally," which I suppose is botanic for "splits like boxes," (but boxes shouldn't split, and didn't, as we used to make and handle them before railways).

    Proserpina, Volume 2 Studies Of Wayside Flowers


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.