noun Sphae·roph·o·rus \sfə̇ˈräfərəs\

Definition of Sphaerophorus

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family Sphaerophoraceae) of gymnocarpous lichens characterized by a foliaceous or fruticose thallus with terminal globose apothecia bearing continuous dark-colored ascospores

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Origin and Etymology of sphaerophorus

New Latin, from sphaer- + -phorous

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a trip made at another's expense

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