syn·​er·​gid sə-ˈnər-jəd How to pronounce synergid (audio)
: one of two small cells lying near the micropyle of the embryo sac of an angiosperm

Word History


New Latin synergida, from Greek synergos working together

First Known Use

1883, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of synergid was in 1883

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“Synergid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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