gonimoblast

noun
gon·i·mo·blast | \ˈgänəmōˌblast\

Definition of gonimoblast 

: one of the sporogenous filaments which arise from the fertilized carpogonium in most red algae also : the aggregation of such filaments

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for gonimoblast

Greek gonimos productive (from stem of gignesthai to be born) + English -blast

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about gonimoblast

Share gonimoblast

Dictionary Entries near gonimoblast

gonidium

-gonies

gonif

gonimoblast

gonimolobe

Goniocotes

Goniodes

Statistics for gonimoblast

Look-up Popularity

Comments on gonimoblast

What made you want to look up gonimoblast? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

not any or not one

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Scrabble Words—A Quiz

  • scrabble-tiles-that-read-scrabble-quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!