loculicidal[läk′yo̵̅o̅ li sīd′'l]
loculicidal definition by Webster's New World
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Bot. splitting open along the midribs of the carpels of which it is formed: said of a capsule
Origin: ; from loculus plush -i- plush -cidal
loculicidal definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Longitudinally dehiscent along the capsule wall between the partitions of the locule, as in the fruits of irises and lilies.
Origin: locul(us) + Latin -cīda, one who cuts; see -cide + -al1.