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nullipore

[nuhl-uh-pawr, -pohr] /ˈnʌl əˌpɔr, -ˌpoʊr/
noun, Botany.
1.
any of the coralline algae with a crustlike plant body.
Origin of nullipore
1830-1840
First recorded in 1830-40; nulli- + pore2
Related forms
nulliporous
[nuh-lip-er-uh s, nuhl-uh-pawr-uh s, -pohr-] /nʌˈlɪp ər əs, ˌnʌl əˈpɔr əs, -ˈpoʊr-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for nullipore

nullipore

/ˈnʌlɪˌpɔː/
noun
1.
any of several red seaweeds that secrete and become encrusted with calcium carbonate: family Rhodophyceae
Word Origin
C19: from Latin, from nullus no + pore²
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