perispore

noun
peri·​spore | \ ˈperə+ˌ- \

Definition of perispore

: the covering of a spore — compare epispore

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History and Etymology for perispore

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 2 Jul. 2020.

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