- a spore, especially a small one.
Origin of sporule
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This sporule of the second generation ordinarily detaches itself from its support before germinating.Fungi: Their Nature and Uses
Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
- a spore, esp a very small spore
Word Origin for sporule
C19: from New Latin sporula a little spore
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- A small spore.
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