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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