Definition of oosporangium in English:

oosporangium

(also oösporangium)

noun

Botany
  • Originally: a unilocular sporangium of certain brown algae. Later: a megasporangium.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Miles Berkeley (1803–1889), Church of England clergyman and naturalist. From oo- + sporangium, after scientific Latin oosporangium (G. Thuret Ann. Sci. Nat (Bot.) 14 235, or earlier).

Pronunciation

oosporangium

/ˌəʊəspəˈran(d)ʒɪəm/