Chlorophyceae

plural noun Chlo·ro·phy·ce·ae

Definition of Chlorophyceae

  1. :  a class of algae (division Chlorophyta) distinguished chiefly by having a clear green color, their chlorophyll being masked or altered little or not at all by other pigments

chlorophycean

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of chlorophyceae

New Latin, from chlor- + -phyceae


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