gonopore

noun

gon·​o·​pore ˈgä-nə-ˌpȯr How to pronounce gonopore (audio)
: a genital pore in some invertebrates and especially some insects

Word History

First Known Use

1897, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of gonopore was in 1897

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Cite this Entry

“Gonopore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gonopore. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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