Definition of gametophore in English:

gametophore

noun

Botany
  • Originally: the sexual form or generation of a plant (now rare). In later use: any structure, especially a modified branch or filament, bearing a gametangium or gametes in a bryophyte or other non-flowering plant.

Origin

Late 19th century. From gameto- + -phore, after sporophore.

Pronunciation

gametophore

/ɡəˈmiːtə(ʊ)fɔː//ˈɡamɪtəfɔː/