from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A nonmotile male gamete, as in red algae and certain fungi.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In botany, an exceedingly minute cylindrical or rod-shaped body in fungi, produced like spores in cup-like organs called spermogonia.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Bot.) One of the motionless spermatozoids in the conceptacles of certain fungi.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun One of the motionless
spermatozoidsin the conceptaclesof certain fungi.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[New Latin, from Greek spermation, diminutive of sperma, spermat-, semen; see sperm.]
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