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Meaning of OOSPORE

Pronunciation:  'owu`spowr

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a thick-walled sexual spore that develops from a fertilized oosphere in some algae and fungi
 

OOSPORE is a 7 letter word that starts with O.

 

 See Also: spore

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\O"["o]*spore\, n. [Gr. ? an egg + ? a seed.] (Bot.)
(a) A special kind of spore resulting from the fertilization
    of an o["o]sphere by antherozoids.
(b) A fertilized o["o]sphere in the ovule of a flowering
    plant.

 

 

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