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desmid

noun des·mid \ˈdez-məd\

Definition of DESMID

:  any of numerous unicellular or colonial green algae (order Zygnematales, especially family Desmidiaceae)

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Origin of DESMID

ultimately from Greek desmos
First Known Use: 1862

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