perispore

noun

peri·​spore
ˈperə+ˌ-
: the covering of a spore compare epispore

Word History

Etymology

French périspore, from New Latin perisporum, from peri- + -sporum -spore (from Greek spora seed)

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“Perispore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/perispore. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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