- of the nature of or pertaining to sperm.
Origin of spermous
- variant of -spermal: gymnospermous.
Origin of -spermous
< Greek -spermos, adj. derivative of spérma; see sperm1
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- of or relating to the sperm whale or its products
- another word for spermatic
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