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parthenospore

[ pahr-thuh-nuh-spawr, -spohr ]
/ ˈpɑr θə nəˌspɔr, -ˌspoʊr /
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noun Biology.
a spore developed without fertilization.
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Origin of parthenospore

First recorded in 1885–90; partheno- + -spore
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British Dictionary definitions for parthenospore

parthenospore
/ (pɑːˈθiːnəʊˌspɔː) /

noun
another name for azygospore
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