Definition of monospore in English:

monospore

Pronunciation /ˈmɒnə(ʊ)spɔː/

noun

  • A single spore; especially the non-motile asexual spore produced by a monosporangium, characteristic of some red algae.

adjective

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Ray Lankester (1847–1929), zoologist. From German Monospore from mono- + Spore.