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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. any small spherical group of cells containing a cavity;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Follicle \Fol"li*cle\, n. [L. folliculus a small bag, husk, pod, dim of follis bellows, an inflated ball, a leathern money bag, perh. akin to E. bellows: cf. F. follicule. Cf. 2d Fool.] 1. (Bot.) A simple podlike pericarp which contains several seeds and opens along the inner or ventral suture, as in the peony, larkspur and milkweed. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) (a) A small cavity, tubular depression, or sac; as, a hair follicle. (b) A simple gland or glandular cavity; a crypt. (c) A small mass of adenoid tissue; as, a lymphatic follicle. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

follicle n 1: any small spherical group of cells containing a cavity
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

46 Moby Thesaurus words for "follicle": alveolation, alveolus, antrum, armpit, basin, boll, bowl, burr, capsule, cavity, cod, concave, concavity, crater, crypt, cup, depression, dip, fold, funnel chest, hole, hollow, hollow shell, hull, husk, lacuna, legume, legumen, pease cod, pericarp, pit, pocket, pod, punch bowl, scoop, seed pod, seed vessel, seedbox, seedcase, shell, silique, sink, sinus, socket, trough, vug