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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a gamete; used especially of lower plants;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Oosphere \O"o*sphere\ ([=o]"[-o]*sf[=e]r), n. [Gr. w,'o`n an egg + E. sphere.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) An unfertilized, rounded mass of protoplasm, produced in an oogonium. [1913 Webster] Note: After being fertilized by the access of antherozoids it becomes covered with a cell wall and develops into an oospore, which may grow into a new plant like the parent. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) An analogous mass of protoplasm in the ovule of a flowering plant; an embryonic vesicle. --Goodale. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

oosphere n 1: a gamete; used especially of lower plants