porus

noun po·rus \ˈpōrəs\

Definition of porus

plural

pori

\-rˌī\ or

poruses

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of porus

New Latin, from Latin, pore


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