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disseminule

[ dih-sem-uh-nyool ]
/ dɪˈsɛm əˌnyul /
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noun Botany.
any propagative part of a plant, as a bud, seed, or spore, that is capable of disseminating the plant.
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Origin of disseminule

1900–05; probably dissemin(ate) + -ule
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British Dictionary definitions for disseminule

disseminule
/ (dɪˈsɛmɪˌnjuːl) /

noun
any propagative part of a plant, such as a seed or spore, that helps to spread the species

Word Origin for disseminule

C20: from disseminate + -ule
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