Ceratium

noun Ce·ra·ti·um \ sə̇ˈrāshēəm \

Definition of Ceratium

:a genus of marine and freshwater flagellates (order Dinoflagellata) certain species of which form an important part of the plankton of northern seas

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Origin and Etymology of ceratium

New Latin, from Greek keration, diminutive of kerat-, keras horn


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