from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A group of spores arranged without order and covered with a thin gelatinous envelope, as in certain delicate red algæ.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In certain florideous algæ, a cystocarp consisting of an irregular mass of spores formed externally, and covered by a gelatinous envelop.
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