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perispore

[ per-uh-spawr, -spohr ]
/ ˈpɛr əˌspɔr, -ˌspoʊr /
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noun Mycology.
a membrane surrounding a spore.
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Origin of perispore

First recorded in 1840–50; peri- + -spore
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