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spermous

[spur-muh s] /ˈspɜr məs/
adjective
1.
of the nature of or pertaining to sperm.
Origin of spermous
1815-1825
1815-25; sperm1 + -ous
Related forms
multispermous, adjective

-spermous

1.
variant of -spermal:
gymnospermous.
Origin
< Greek -spermos, adj. derivative of spérma; see sperm1
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British Dictionary definitions for spermous

spermous

/ˈspɜːməs/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the sperm whale or its products
2.
another word for spermatic
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