[spawr-yool, spor-]
noun Biology.
a spore, especially a small one.

1810–20; < Neo-Latin sporula. See spore, -ule

sporular [spawr-yuh-ler, spor-] , adjective
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sporule (ˈspɒruːl)
a spore, esp a very small spore
[C19: from New Latin sporula a little spore]

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sporule spor·ule (spôr'yōōl)
A small spore.

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