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polypore

[ pol-ee-pawr, -pohr ]
/ ˈpɒl iˌpɔr, -ˌpoʊr /
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noun
a woody pore fungus, Laetiporus (Polyporus) sulphureus, that forms large, brightly colored, shelflike growths on old logs and tree stumps.
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Origin of polypore

1900–05; <New Latin Polyporus;see poly-, pore2
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