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Is locus a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word locus is a Scrabble US word. The word locus is worth 7 points in Scrabble:

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Is locus a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word locus is a Scrabble UK word and has 7 points:

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5 letters words from 'locus'

CLOUS 7LOCUS 7

4 letters words from 'locus'

CLOU 6COLS 6
LOUS 4SCUL 6
SOUL 4 

3 letters words from 'locus'

COL 5COS 5
LOS 3LOU 3
OUS 3SOC 5
SOL 3SOU 3

2 letters words from 'locus'

LO 2OS 2
OU 2SO 2
US 2 

All 5 letters words made out of locus

locus olcus lcous clous oclus colus loucs olucs luocs ulocs oulcs uolcs lcuos cluos lucos ulcos culos uclos oculs couls oucls uocls cuols ucols locsu olcsu lcosu closu oclsu colsu loscu olscu lsocu slocu oslcu solcu lcsou clsou lscou slcou cslou sclou ocslu coslu osclu soclu csolu scolu lousc olusc luosc ulosc oulsc uolsc losuc olsuc lsouc slouc osluc soluc lusoc ulsoc lsuoc sluoc usloc suloc ouslc uoslc osulc soulc usolc suolc lcuso cluso lucso ulcso culso uclso lcsuo clsuo lscuo slcuo csluo scluo lusco ulsco lsuco sluco uslco sulco cuslo ucslo csulo sculo usclo suclo ocusl cousl oucsl uocsl cuosl ucosl ocsul cosul oscul socul csoul scoul ouscl uoscl osucl soucl usocl suocl cusol ucsol csuol scuol uscol sucol

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word locus. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in locus.

Definitions and meaning of locus

locus

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin locus.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈləʊkəs/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈloʊkəs/
  • Rhymes: -əʊkəs

Noun

locus (plural loci)

  1. A place or locality, especially a centre of activity or the scene of a crime.
  2. (mathematics) The set of all points whose coordinates satisfy a given equation or condition.
  3. (genetics) A fixed position on a chromosome that may be occupied by one or more genes.
  4. (chiefly in the plural) A passage in writing, especially in a collection of ancient sacred writings arranged according to a theme.

Usage notes

  • Sometimes confused with locust.

Derived terms

  • homeolocus
  • method of loci
  • superlocus

Related terms

  • local
  • locality
  • localization
  • localize
  • locate
  • location
  • locator

Translations

Anagrams

  • ULOCs, clous

Latin

Etymology

From older stlocus, from Proto-Italic *stlokos, from Proto-Indo-European *stel- (to put, place, locate).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈlo.kus/, [ˈɫ̪ɔkʊs̠]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈlo.kus/, [ˈlɔːkus]

Noun

locus m (genitive locī); second declension

  1. place, spot (a specific location)
  2. a passage of literature
  3. in the plural with neuter gender: a region or general geographic area

Declension

Second-declension noun (otherwise or neuter).

The inflection is irregular. For senses one and two, the declension follows the regular masculine pattern. For sense three, the plural forms become neuter in gender and form.

Derived terms

Descendants

References

  • locus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • locus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • locus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • locus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.

Spanish

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin locus. Doublet of luego.

Noun

locus m (plural loci)

  1. (genetics) locus

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Latin) a place, a locality.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)