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spore

spore

 
pronunciation:
spor
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a tiny reproductive body consisting of one or more cells, produced by ferns, fungi, and other organisms.
similar words:
germ
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: spored, spores, sporing
definition: to produce spores.
derivation: sporal (adj.)
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  bacteria, fungus, seed
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The word spore contains the following part:
spor, sporo, spori Greek root that means sowing; seed