Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See teliospore.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The thick-celled winter or resting spore of the rusts (order Uredinales), produced in late summer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The thick-celled winter or resting spore of the rusts (order Uredinales), produced in late summer. See Illust. of uredospore.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In botany, in the Uredineæ, a thick-walled spore or pseudospore formed by abscission on a branch of the mycelium (sterigma), and on germination producing a promycelium.

Etymologies

Greek teleutē, termination (from telos, end; see kwel-1 in Indo-European roots) + spore.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Ancient Greek completion + English spore. (Wiktionary)

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