Definition of polysporous in US English:

polysporous

adjective

Mycology Botany Zoology
  • Containing or producing numerous spores; involving or characterized by the production of numerous spores.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Robert Mayne (1808–1868). From scientific Latin polysporus and its etymon ancient Greek πολύσπορος fertile, in Hellenistic Greek also abounding in seed (from πολυ- + σπόρος) + -ous.

Pronunciation

polysporous

/ˌpɒlɪˈspɔːrəs/