One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A small compartment, specifically of the ovary or anther of a plant; a loculus.
Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Walter Charleton (1620–1707), physician and natural philosopher. From classical Latin loculāmentum receptacle for holding things, case, compartment from loculus + -mentum.
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