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parthenospore

[pahr-thuh-nuh-spawr, -spohr]
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noun Biology.
  1. a spore developed without fertilization.

Origin of parthenospore

First recorded in 1885–90; partheno- + -spore
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British Dictionary definitions for parthenospore

parthenospore

noun
  1. another name for azygospore
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