megasporangium

noun
mega·​spo·​ran·​gi·​um | \ ˌme-gə-spə-ˈran-jē-əm How to pronounce megasporangium (audio) \

Definition of megasporangium

: a sporangium that develops only megaspores

First Known Use of megasporangium

1886, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for megasporangium

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“Megasporangium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/megasporangium. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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