I. noun Etymology: New Latin spora seed, spore, from Greek, act of sowing, seed, from speirein to sow — more at sperm Date: 1836 a primitive usually unicellular often environmentally resistant dormant or reproductive body produced by plants, fungi, and some microorganisms and capable of development into a new individual either directly or after fusion with another spore • spored adjective II. intransitive verb (spored; sporing) Date: 1866 to produce or reproduce by spores

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  • Spore — Разработчик Maxis Издатель …   Википедия

  • spore — spore; spore·ling; stato·spore; sty·lo·spore; te·leu·to·spore; te·lio·spore; tet·ra·spore; thal·lo·spore; ure·dio·spore; zoo·spore; zy·go·spore; mi·to·spore; aleu·ro·spore; ure·din·io·spore; ure·do·spore; …   English syllables

  • spore — [ spɔr ] n. f. • 1817; gr. spora « semence » ♦ Biol. Corpuscule reproducteur de nombreuses espèces végétales et de certains protozoaires. ⇒ asque, baside, conidie, macrospore, microspore, zoospore; sporange, sporogone, sporophyte, sporulation.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Spore — (sp[=o]r), n. [Gr. ? a sowing, seed, from ? to sow. Cf. {Sperm}.] 1. (Bot.) (a) One of the minute grains in flowerless plants, which are analogous to seeds, as serving to reproduce the species. [1913 Webster] Note: Spores are produced differently …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spore — Sf ungeschlechtliche Fortpflanzungszelle von Farnen usw. erw. fach. (19. Jh., zunächst in der Form Spora) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus gr. sporā Saat , zu gr. speírō ich säe .    Ebenso nndl. spore, ne. spore, nfrz. spore, nschw. spor, nnorw. spore;… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • spore — [spôr, spōr] n. [ModL spora < Gr, a sowing, seed, akin to speirein, to sow < IE base * (s)p(h)er , to strew, sow > SPREAD, SPROUT] 1. Biol. any of various small reproductive bodies, usually consisting of a single cell, produced by… …   English World dictionary

  • spore — spore. См. спора. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • sporé — sporé, ée (entrée créée par le supplément) (spo ré, rée) adj. Terme de botanique. Qui est pourvu de spores …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • spore — [spo: US spo:r] n [Date: 1800 1900; : Modern Latin; Origin: spora, from Greek, act of planting seeds, seed , from speirein to plant seeds ] a cell like a seed that is produced by some plants such as ↑mushrooms and can develop into a new plant …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • spore — [ spɔr ] noun count TECHNICAL a small object like a seed that is produced by MUSHROOMS and similar plants …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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