Loculament
Loculament Loc"u*la*ment, n. [L. loculamentum case, box, fr. loculus a compartment, dim. of locus place.] (Bot.) The cell of a pericarp in which the seed is lodged. [1913 Webster]

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  • loculament — loc·u·la·ment …   English syllables

  • loculament — ˈläkyələmənt noun ( s) Etymology: Latin loculamentum receptacle, from loculus compartment, receptacle, coffin + mentum ment more at loculus : loculus b …   Useful english dictionary

  • Loculi — Loculus Loc u*lus, n.; pl. {Loculi}. [L., little place, a compartment.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) One of the spaces between the septa in the Anthozoa. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) One of the compartments of a several celled ovary; loculament. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Loculose — Loc u*lose , Loculous Loc u*lous, a. [L. loculosus. See {Loculament}.] (Bot.) Divided by internal partitions into cells, as the pith of the pokeweed. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Loculous — Loculose Loc u*lose , Loculous Loc u*lous, a. [L. loculosus. See {Loculament}.] (Bot.) Divided by internal partitions into cells, as the pith of the pokeweed. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Loculus — Loc u*lus, n.; pl. {Loculi}. [L., little place, a compartment.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) One of the spaces between the septa in the Anthozoa. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) One of the compartments of a several celled ovary; loculament. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Monothecal — Mon o*the cal, a. [Mono + Br. ? box.] (Bot.) Having a single loculament. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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