An example of a spore is a flower seed.
Other Word Forms
Origin of spore
- Greek sporā seed sper- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Modern Latin spora, from Ancient Greek σπορά (spora, “seed, a sowing”), related to σπόρος (sporos, “sowing”) and σπείρω (speirō, “to sow”), from Proto-Indo-European *sper- (“to strew”).