- a tree that produces caucho.
- a suffix occurring in loanwords from Latin, originally diminutive nouns (capsule; globule; nodule) or noun derivatives of verbs (ligule).
suffix forming nouns
- indicating smallnessglobule
word-forming element meaning “small, little” (capsule, module, etc.), from French -ule, from Latin diminutive suffix -ulus (fem. -ula, neuter -ulum).