Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An oogonium.
  • n. A case containing oval or rounded spores of some other kind than oospores.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An oögonium; also, a case containing oval or rounded spores of some other kind than oöspores.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In botany: One of the unilocular zoösporangia of certain fucoid algæ (Phæosporeæ): a name originally given by Thuret, recently not much used. Compare trichosporangium.
  • n. Same as oöphoridium.

Etymologies

Latin, from Ancient Greek. (Wiktionary)

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