locular [lok-yuh-ler] WORD ORIGIN adjective Biology. having one or more locules.
Also loc·u·late [lok-yuh-leyt, -lit] /ˈlɒk yəˌleɪt, -lɪt/. Origin of locular First recorded in 1775–85, locular is from the New Latin word loculāris kept in boxes. See, Related formsin·ter·loc·u·lar, adjective Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 British Dictionary definitions for loculate locular loculate (ˈlɒkjʊˌleɪt, -lɪt) adjective biology divided into compartments by septathe locular ovary of a plant Derived Formsloculation, nounWord Origin for locular C19: from New Latin loculāris kept in boxes Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 loculate in Medicine loculate [lŏk′yə-lāt′] adj. Having or containing numerous loculi. locular [lŏk′yə-lər] adj. Divided into or having loculi. The American Heritage® Stedman’s Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.