from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of spermagonium.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A conceptacle of certain lichens, containing spermatia.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A conceptacle of certain lichens, which contains spermatia.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In botany, a cup-shaped cavity or receptacle in which spermatia are produced. See spermatium, peridium, Puccinia (with cut). Also spermagonium.
spermo- + Ancient Greek offspring. (Wiktionary)