Synonyms

1. spore

noun. ['ˈspɔr'] a small usually single-celled asexual reproductive body produced by many nonflowering plants and fungi and some bacteria and protozoans and that are capable of developing into a new individual without sexual fusion.

Synonyms

  • endospore
  • agamete
  • ascospore
  • chlamydospore
  • microspore
  • carpospore
  • tetraspore
  • megaspore
  • pollen
  • fern seed
  • basidiospore
  • conidiospore
  • resting spore
  • oospore
  • zygospore
  • macrospore
  • aeciospore
  • conidium

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Rhymes with Spore

  • villasenor
  • espectador
  • cavalli-sfor
  • montemayor
  • montefiore
  • bensenyore
  • underscore
  • sotomayor
  • heretofore
  • guarantor
  • balthazor
  • armentor
  • postwar
  • longcor
  • livermore
  • hardcore
  • explore
  • antiwar
  • senor
  • roquemore
  • restore
  • prewar
  • paramore
  • outscore
  • noncore
  • jambor
  • implore
  • gilgore
  • deplore
  • cat-4

Sentences with spore


1. Noun, singular or mass
This spore is called an ascospore, and it can survive in the environment for a very long time.

2. Verb, base form
Refer to field guides for keys to spore patterns and colors.

3. Adjective, comparative
Apply a fungicide to the gardenia to help kill off existing spores and spore spots.

4. Verb, past tense
Spread milky spore disease around your garden.

2. spore-bearing

adjective. bearing spores instead of producing seeds.

Synonyms

  • nonflowering

Antonyms

  • growth
  • inflorescence
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