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acrospore

ac·ro·spore
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-ruh-spawr, -spohr]
    • /ˈæk rəˌspɔr, -ˌspoʊr/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-ruh-spawr, -spohr]
    • /ˈæk rəˌspɔr, -ˌspoʊr/

Definitions of acrospore word

  • noun acrospore a spore borne at the tip of a sporophore, as a basidiospore. 1
  • noun acrospore A spore borne at the extremity of the cells of fructification in fungi. 0

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Origin of acrospore

First appearance:

before 1865
One of the 28% newest English words
From French, dating back to 1865-70; See origin at acro-, spore

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Parts of speech for Acrospore

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

acrospore popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 42% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 55% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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