dictyospore

noun
dic·​ty·​o·​spore | \ ˈdiktēə+ˌ\

Definition of dictyospore

: a multicellular spore of certain fungi that has both longitudinal walls and cross septa

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Other Words from dictyospore

dictyosporous \ ¦⸗⸗ə¦spōrəs , ¦⸗⸗-​äspərəs \ adjective

First Known Use of dictyospore

1931, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dictyospore

dicty- + spore

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