Definition of megasporophyll in English:

megasporophyll

noun

Botany
  • A sporophyll that bears megasporangia (e.g. the carpel of an angiosperm or ovuliferous scale of a gymnosperm).

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Botanical Gazette. From mega- + sporophyll.

Pronunciation

megasporophyll

/ˌmɛɡəˈspɒrə(ʊ)fɪl//ˌmɛɡəˈspɔːrəfɪl/