Definitions

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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

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek fruit + spore.

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