plural noun
Akon·​tae | \ ə-ˈkän-ˌtē \

Definition of Akontae

in former classifications
: a division of algae coextensive with the order Zygnematales

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First Known Use of Akontae

1902, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Akontae

New Latin, from a- entry 2 + -kontae (from Greek kontos punting pole)

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“Akontae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Akontae. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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