sper·​ma·​ry ˈspər-mə-rē How to pronounce spermary (audio)
plural spermaries
: an organ in which male gametes are developed

Word History


New Latin spermarium, from Greek sperma

First Known Use

circa 1859, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of spermary was circa 1859

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Cite this Entry

“Spermary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spermary. Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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