mega·​spo·​ro·​phyll ˌme-gə-ˈspȯr-ə-ˌfil How to pronounce megasporophyll (audio)
: a sporophyll that develops only megasporangia

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1899, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of megasporophyll was circa 1899

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“Megasporophyll.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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