Bulbochaete

noun
Bul·​bo·​chae·​te | \ ˌbəlbōˈkētē \

Definition of Bulbochaete

: a genus of freshwater green algae (family Oedogoniaceae) having much branched filaments with each cell bearing a long hair with a bulbous base

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History and Etymology for Bulbochaete

New Latin, from bulb- + Greek chaitē flowing hair

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“Bulbochaete.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bulbochaete. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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