porus

noun
po·​rus | \ ˈpōrəs \
plural pori\ -​rˌī \ or poruses

Definition of porus

: a bodily pore or pit especially : one of the pits on the body of an insect connected with the sense organs — compare trichopore

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History and Etymology for porus

New Latin, from Latin, pore

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“Porus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/porus. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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