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nullipore

[ nuhl-uh-pawr, -pohr ]

noun

, Botany.
  1. any of the coralline algae with a crustlike plant body.


nullipore

/ ˈnʌlɪˌpɔː /

noun

  1. any of several red seaweeds that secrete and become encrusted with calcium carbonate: family Rhodophyceae


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  • nul·lip·o·rous [nuh-, lip, -er-, uh, s, nuhl-, uh, -, pawr, -, uh, s, -, pohr, -], adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of nullipore1

First recorded in 1830–40; nulli- + pore 2

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Word History and Origins

Origin of nullipore1

C19: from Latin, from nullus no + pore ²

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