nullipore

[ nuhl-uh-pawr, -pohr ]
/ ˈnʌl əˌpɔr, -ˌpoʊr /

noun Botany.

any of the coralline algae with a crustlike plant body.

Nearby words

  1. nullify,
  2. nulligravida,
  3. nulling,
  4. nullipara,
  5. nulliparous,
  6. nullity,
  7. nullius filius,
  8. nullius juris,
  9. nullo,
  10. num

Origin of nullipore

First recorded in 1830–40; nulli- + pore2

Related formsnul·lip·o·rous [nuh-lip-er-uh s, nuhl-uh-pawr-uh s, -pohr-] /nʌˈlɪp ər əs, ˌnʌl əˈpɔr əs, -ˈpoʊr-/, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for nullipore

nullipore

/ (ˈnʌlɪˌpɔː) /

noun

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

Word Origin for nullipore

C19: from Latin, from nullus no + pore ²

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