Coleochaete

noun
Co·​le·​o·​chae·​te | \ -ˈkētˌē \

Definition of Coleochaete

: a genus (the type of the family Coleochaetaceae) of aquatic epiphytic green algae having cells solitary or in branching filaments that in some members form cushionlike masses

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History and Etymology for Coleochaete

New Latin, from cole- + Greek chaitē hair

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“Coleochaete.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Coleochaete. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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