Phaeosporeae

plural noun

Phaeo·​spo·​re·​ae
ˌfēəˈspōrēˌē
in some classifications
: an order or other group of brown algae characterized by the production of asexual swarm spores and usually comprising all the Phaeophyceae except the Dictyotales and Fucales compare cyclosporea
phaeosporous
¦⸗⸗¦spōrəs
(ˈ)fē¦äspərəs
adjective

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from phaeo- + spora spore + -eae

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“Phaeosporeae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Phaeosporeae. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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