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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A spore with male functions, in some algae.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A spore of some algæ, which has male functions.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In botany, the peculiar migratory antheridium occurring in the suborder (Edogonieæ of Algæ, which attaches itself near or upon an oögonium and becomes a miniature plant, developing antherozoids.


Ancient Greek man + seed. (Wiktionary)


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