sporule

[ spawr-yool, spor- ]

nounBiology.
  1. a spore, especially a small one.

Origin of sporule

1
From the New Latin word sporula, dating back to 1810–20. See spore, -ule

Other words from sporule

  • spor·u·lar [spawr-yuh-ler, spor-], /ˈspɔr yə lər, ˈspɒr-/, adjective

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sporule

/ (ˈspɒruːl) /


noun
  1. a spore, esp a very small spore

Origin of sporule

1
C19: from New Latin sporula a little spore

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