Phaeospore
Phaeospore Ph[ae]"o*spore, n. [Gr. ? dusky + E. spore.] (Bot.) A brownish zo["o]spore, characteristic of an order ({Ph[ae]ospore[ae]}) of dark green or olive-colored alg[ae]. -- {Ph[ae]`o*spor"ic}, a. [1913 Webster]

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  • phaeospore — phaeo·spore …   English syllables

  • phaeospore — ˈfēəˌspō(ə)r noun Etymology: phaeo + spore : a spore (as a zoospore) containing phaeoplasts …   Useful english dictionary

  • Phaeosporic — Phaeospore Ph[ae] o*spore, n. [Gr. ? dusky + E. spore.] (Bot.) A brownish zo[ o]spore, characteristic of an order ({Ph[ae]ospore[ae]}) of dark green or olive colored alg[ae]. {Ph[ae] o*spor ic}, a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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