Coleochaete

noun Co·le·o·chae·te \-ˈkētˌē\

Definition of Coleochaete

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of coleochaete

New Latin, from cole- + Greek chaitē hair — more at chaeta


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