Definition of loculament in US English:

loculament

noun

Botany
  • A small compartment, specifically of the ovary or anther of a plant; a loculus.

Origin

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.

Pronunciation

loculament

/ˈlɒkjʊləm(ə)nt/