from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A thick-walled fungal spore that is derived from a hyphal cell and can function as a resting spore.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The reproductive organ in some fungi: so called on account of its being invested by two very distinct envelops.
  • noun In zoology, a coated or covered spore; a spore with its own investment: opposed to gymnospore.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A thick-walled spore that is the resting stage of some bacteria

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun thick-walled asexual resting spore of certain fungi and algae


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latin chlamys, chlamyd-, mantle; see chlamys + spore.]


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