plural noun Chry·soph·y·ta \krə̇ˈsäfətə\

Definition of Chrysophyta

  1. :  a division or other category of algaewith pigments localized in yellowish green to golden brown chromatophores and usually with a cell wall made up of overlapping halves and that includes the classes Xanthophyceae, Chrysophyceae, and Bacillariophyceae

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Origin and Etymology of chrysophyta

New Latin, from chrys- + -phyta

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capable of being understood in two ways

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