macrospore

[ mak-ruh-spawr, -spohr ]
/ ˈmæk rəˌspɔr, -ˌspoʊr /
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noun Botany.

Origin of macrospore

First recorded in 1855–60; macro- + -spore
Related formsmac·ro·spor·ic [mak-ruh-spawr-ik, -spor-] /ˌmæk rəˈspɔr ɪk, -ˈspɒr-/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for macrospore

macrospore

/ (ˈmækrəʊˌspɔː) /

noun

another name for megaspore (def. 1)
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Word Origin and History for macrospore

macrospore


n.

1859, from macro- + spore (n.).

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