noun plural combining form
-phyce·​ae | \ ˈfīsēˌē, ˈfis- \

Definition of -phyceae

: seaweed : algae in names of major groups of algaeChlorophyceaeMyxophyceae

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New Latin, from Greek phykos seaweed

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“-phyceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-phyceae. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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