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sporeling

[ spawr-ling, spohr- ]
/ ˈspɔr lɪŋ, ˈspoʊr- /
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noun

Botany, Mycology. the young individual developed from a spore.

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Origin of sporeling

1905–10; spore + -ling1, as in seedling
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