locellate


locellate
Divided into secondary compartments or cells, as where one cavity is separated into several smaller ones.

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  • Locellate — Lo*cel late, a. [L. locellus a compartment, dim. of locus a place.] (Bot.) Divided into secondary compartments or cells, as where one cavity is separated into several smaller ones. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • locellate — lōˈse(ˌ)lāt, lə̇t adjective Etymology: New Latin locellus + English ate : divided into locelli often used in combination a bilocellate ovary * * * locellate /lō selˈāt/ (botany) adjective Divided into small compartments ORIGIN: L locellus, dimin… …   Useful english dictionary

  • locellate — lo·cel·late …   English syllables

  • locellus —   n. (pl. li ) compartment of cell.    ♦ locellate, a. divided into locelli …   Dictionary of difficult words


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