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spore

 
pronunciation:
spor
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part of speech: noun
definition: a tiny reproductive body made up of one or more cells, produced by certain animals and plants. Ferns and fungi produce spores.
similar words:
germ
derivation: sporal (adj.)
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The word spore contains the following part:
spor, sporo, spori Greek root that means sowing; seed
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