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epispore

[ep-i-spawr, -spohr] /ˈɛp ɪˌspɔr, -ˌspoʊr/
noun, Botany, Mycology.
1.
the principal outer covering of a spore.
Origin of epispore
1825-1835
First recorded in 1825-35; epi- + spore
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  • The epispore acquires a waxy consistence by this pigmentation, so that it may be detached in granules.

    Fungi: Their Nature and Uses Mordecai Cubitt Cooke

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