plural noun
Cryp·​to·​mon·​a·​di·​na | \ -ˌmänəˈdīnə, -dēnə\

Definition of Cryptomonadina

: a small order of plantlike flagellates having one or two flagella and usually yellow-brown chromatophores — see cryptomonadales , cryptomonadidae

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History and Etymology for Cryptomonadina

New Latin, from Cryptomonad-, Cryptomonas + -ina

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a servile follower or underling

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