spore Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"spore" in British English

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sporenoun [C]

uk   /spɔːr/  us   /spɔːr/
a reproductivecellproduced by some ​plants and ​simpleorganisms such as ferns and mushrooms
(Definition of spore from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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sporenoun [C]

 us   /spɔr, spoʊr/
biology a ​cellproduced by ​plants without ​seeds and by some other ​organisms and that is ​able to ​grow into a new ​plant or ​organism
(Definition of spore from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “spore”
in Spanish espora…
in Vietnamese bào tử…
in Malaysian spora…
in Thai สปอร์…
in French spore…
in German die Spore…
in Chinese (Simplified) 孢子…
in Indonesian spora…
in Chinese (Traditional) 孢子…
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