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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.
sporting goods items for sale that are related to sports and hunting.
sportive fun-loving; playful. [2 definitions]
sports of or pertaining to a sport or to sporting or athletic events. [2 definitions]
sports car a small, low automobile suitable for racing, with a high-powered engine and usu. with seats for two.
sportscast a broadcast of a sports event or sports news on television or radio.
sports jacket a jacket similar to one worn with a men's suit but designed to be more casual.
sportsman a man who engages in sports or outdoor pastimes, esp. hunting or fishing. [2 definitions]
sportsmanship the characteristics and conduct worthy of a sportsman.
sportswear clothes designed to be worn while engaged in sports, but often worn casually.
sportswoman a woman who participates in sports.
sportswriter a person who writes about sports, esp. for a newspaper or magazine.
sport-utility vehicle a passenger vehicle that combines the seating capacity of a large car or van with the power of a truck.
sporty jaunty or flashy; showy. [3 definitions]
sporule a small spore.
spot a mark, such as a stain, or something like a stain, that is different in color from the area surrounding it; blot. [13 definitions]