ballistospore

noun
bal·​lis·​to·​spore | \ bəˈlistəˌspō(ə)r \
plural -s

Definition of ballistospore

: one of the spores borne on sterigmata of certain fungi and forcibly discharged at maturity

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History and Etymology for ballistospore

Latin ballista + English -o- + -spore

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“Ballistospore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ballistospore. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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