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spool a cylindrical object, usu. with a rim on each end, on which thread, tape, wire, photographic film, or the like is wound. [3 definitions]
spoon a utensil with a small shallow bowl at the end of a handle, used for eating, stirring, serving, or measuring. [4 definitions]
spoonbill any of several large wading birds that have a long, flat, spoon-shaped bill. [2 definitions]
spoondrift spindrift.
spoonerism a usu. unintentional switching of the initial sounds of two or more words, such as "sped rot" for "red spot".
spoon-fed fed by a spoon, esp. with liquid or semiliquid food. [2 definitions]
spoon-feed to feed with a spoon, esp. with liquid or semiliquid food. [2 definitions]
spoonful the amount a spoon can hold.
spoor the track, trail, or droppings of a wild animal.
sporadic occurring irregularly or in a thinly scattered manner in time or space.
sporangium a plant cell or organ such as a sac or branch that produces spores; spore case.
spore a tiny reproductive body consisting of one or more cells, produced by ferns, fungi, and other organisms. [2 definitions]
spore case a sporangium.
sporo- spore.
sporogonium the organism in mosses and liverworts that produces spores, usu. a sac or capsule on the stalk.
sporophyll a leaf or leaflike structure that produces spores.
sporophyte in a plant that undergoes alternation of generations, the form that is produced by a fertilized egg and in turn produces spores. (Cf. gametophyte.)
sporran a leather purse or pouch, often covered with fur, that is worn hanging in front of the kilt as part of the dress costume of Scottish Highlanders.
sport recreation, usually requiring skill and often vigorous physical activity. [10 definitions]
sporting active or interested in organized sports. [3 definitions]
sporting chance a fair or even chance for success in an endeavor or competition.