ure·​do·​spore yu̇-ˈrē-də-ˌspȯr How to pronounce uredospore (audio)
variants or urediniospore or less commonly urediospore
: one of the thin-walled spores that are produced by uredinial hyphae and spread the fungus vegetatively

Word History


New Latin uredium uredinium (from Latin uredo) + English -o- + spore

First Known Use

1875, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of uredospore was in 1875

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Cite this Entry

“Uredospore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uredospore. Accessed 31 May. 2023.

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