Confervoideae

plural noun
Con·​fer·​voi·​de·​ae | \ ˌkänfə(r)ˈvȯidēˌē \

Definition of Confervoideae

in some especially former classifications
: a group comprising filamentous or mosslike green algae (as those of the genera Chaetophora, Ulothrix, and Ulva) that are now more commonly placed in Ulotrichales

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History and Etymology for Confervoideae

New Latin, from Conferva + -oideae

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“Confervoideae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Confervoideae. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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