polyphore etymology

English word polyphore comes from English -phore (Bearer, carrier or conveyor.), English poly- (Many. Polymer.)

Detailed word origin of polyphore

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-phore English (eng) Bearer, carrier or conveyor.
poly- English (eng) Many. Polymer.
polyphore English (eng) (botany, mycology) A receptacle which bears many ovaries.

Words with the same origin as polyphore

Descendants of -phore
adenophorous androphore carpophore chromophore electrophore gametophore iodophor luminophore mechanophore myophore necrophore nectophore odontophore onomatophore oophore oöphore phagophore pharmacophore photophore pogonophore rhinophoral semantophore siderophore zygophore
Descendants of poly-
polyamorous polyamory polyangular polycarbonate polycarpic polydeism polydiverse polyembryo polyester polyethylene polyfoam polygamous polyglandular polygraph polyketide polymer polyneuritis polyphonic polyphony polypropylene polystyrene polysulfone resin polyurethane polyvinyl styrofoam