spermagonium

noun
sper·​ma·​go·​ni·​um | \ ˌspər-mə-ˈgō-nē-əm How to pronounce spermagonium (audio) \
plural spermagonia\ ˌspər-​mə-​ˈgō-​nē-​ə How to pronounce spermagonia (audio) \

Definition of spermagonium

: a flask-shaped or depressed receptacle in which spermatia are produced in some fungi and lichens

First Known Use of spermagonium

1861, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for spermagonium

New Latin

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