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melanospermous

[muh-lan-oh-spur-muh s, mel-uh-noh-] /məˌlæn oʊˈspɜr məs, ˌmɛl ə noʊ-/
adjective
1.
having dark spores, as certain seaweeds.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; melano- + -sperm + -ous
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