Definition of polyspore in English:

polyspore

noun

Mycology Botany
  • A group of more than four spores, especially in certain red algae.

adjective

Mycology Botany
  • Of or derived from many spores; = polysporous.

Origin

Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). From poly- + spore; compare ancient Greek πολύσπορος.

Pronunciation

polyspore

/ˈpɒlɪspɔː/