WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2016
cu•bi•cle /ˈkyubɪkəl/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. a small space or compartment in a large room or area set off by a divider:There was a computer in each cubicle.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2016
cu•bi•cle  (kyo̅o̅bi kəl), 
  1. a small space or compartment partitioned off.
  2. Library Sciencecarrel (def. 1).
  3. a bedroom, esp. one of a number of small ones in a divided dormitory, as in English public schools.
  • Latin cubiculum bedroom, equivalent. to cub(āre) to lie down + -i- -i- + -culum -cle2
  • late Middle English 1400–50

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

cubicle /ˈkjuːbɪkəl/ n
  1. a partially or totally enclosed section of a room, as in a dormitory
Etymology: 15th Century: from Latin cubiculum, from cubāre to lie down, lie asleep

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