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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Bearing spores instead of producing seeds.

Usage examples (19)
  • Fungi with an even spore-bearing or slightly wrinkled surface,
  • Every mushroom has a spore-bearing layer of cells, which is called the hymenium.
  • The spore-bearing leaves are broader and when slightly magnified show a toothed margin.
  • In this the spore-bearing surface is on the upper or outside surface of the mushroom cap. for more
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