mega·​ga·​me·​to·​phyte ˌme-gə-gə-ˈmē-tə-ˌfīt How to pronounce megagametophyte (audio)
: the female gametophyte produced by a megaspore

Word History

First Known Use

1915, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of megagametophyte was in 1915

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“Megagametophyte.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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