[spawr-yool, spor-]See more synonyms for sporule on Thesaurus.com
- a spore, especially a small one.
Origin of sporule
Related formsspor·u·lar [spawr-yuh-ler, spor-] /ˈspɔr yə lər, ˈspɒr-/, adjective
From the New Latin
dating back to 1810–20.
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British Dictionary definitions for sporular
- a spore, esp a very small spore
C19: from New Latin sporula a little spore
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- Relating to a spore or sporule.
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