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.
- fern seed
- resting spore
Words that Rhyme with Spore
Example sentences of the word 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.
adjective. bearing spores instead of producing seeds.