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- n. A kind of spore formed in the conceptacles of red algae.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of spore formed in the conceptacles of red algæ.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of the spores in red algæ (Florideæ) that are produced in the cystocarp as a result of sexual fertilization.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a nonmotile spore of red algae
Ancient Greek fruit + spore. (Wiktionary)