ballistospore

[ buh-lis-tuh-spawr, -spohr ]
/ bəˈlɪs təˌspɔr, -ˌspoʊr /

noun Mycology.

a forcibly expelled mature fungal spore.

Origin of ballistospore

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British Dictionary definitions for ballistospore

ballistospore

/ (bəˈlɪstəˌspɔː) /

noun

botany a spore, esp a fungal spore, that is forcefully ejected from its source
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