Definition of locus noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

locus

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈləʊkəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈloʊkəs//
 
(pl. loci
BrE BrE//ˈləʊsaɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈloʊsaɪ//
 
)
(specialist or formal)
 
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the exact place where something happens or which is thought to be the centre of something Word Origin early 18th cent.: from Latin, ‘place’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: locus