Advertisement

Advertisement

perispore

[ per-uh-spawr, -spohr ]

noun

, Mycology.
  1. a membrane surrounding a spore.


Discover More

Word History and Origins

Origin of perispore1

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

Advertisement

Word of the Day

tortuous

[tawr-choo-uhs ]

Meaning and examples

Start each day with the Word of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Dictionary.com Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement


perispomenonperissodactyl