Charophyceae

plural noun
Char·​o·​phy·​ce·​ae | \ ˌkarəˈfīsēˌē, -fis-\

Definition of Charophyceae

: a class of green algae (division Chlorophyta) coextensive with the order Charales

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History and Etymology for Charophyceae

New Latin, from Chara + -o- + -phyceae

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