yellow-green alga


yellow–green alga

noun

Definition of YELLOW-GREEN ALGA

:  any of a class (Xanthophyceae of the division Chrysophyta) of algae with the chlorophyll masked by brown or yellow pigment

First Known Use of YELLOW-GREEN ALGA

1930

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