Oophoridium O`["o]*pho*rid"i*um, n.; pl. L. {O["o]phorida}, E. {O["o]phoridiums}. [NL., dim. fr. Gr. ?. See {O["o]phore}.] (Bot.) The macrosporangium or case for the larger kind of spores in heterosporous flowerless plants. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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