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 for Sporangium
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sporangium \Spo*ran"gi*um\ (sp[-o]*r[a^]n"j[i^]*[u^]m), n.; pl.
     Sporangia (sp[-o]*r[a^]n"j[i^]*[.a]). [NL., fr. Gr. ? a
     sowing, seed + ? a receptacle.] (Bot.)
     A spore case in the cryptogamous plants, as in ferns, etc.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: organ containing or producing spores [syn: sporangium,
           spore case, spore sac]

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