noun an·dro·spore

Definition of androspore



  1. 1 :  a zoospore characteristic of members of the algal family Oedogoniaceae that gives rise to a small male plant that produces true spermatozoids —called also androgonidium

  2. 2 :  microspore

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Origin and Etymology of androspore

New Latin androsporus, from andr- + spora spore

First Known Use: 1853

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