[ spur-muhs ]
/ ˈspɜr məs /
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of the nature of or pertaining to sperm.
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OTHER WORDS FROM spermousmul·ti·sper·mous, adjective
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Definition for spermous (2 of 2)
variant of -spermal: gymnospermous.
Origin of -spermous
<Greek -spermos, adj. derivative of spérma;see sperm1
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British Dictionary definitions for spermous
/ (ˈspɜːməs) /
of or relating to the sperm whale or its products
another word for spermatic
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