noun Cy·clo·tel·la

Definition of Cyclotella

  1. :  a genus of disk-shaped solitary free-floating diatoms (family Coscinodiscaceae) often causing aromatic odors in water

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Origin and Etymology of cyclotella

New Latin, irregular from cycl- + Latin -ella (diminutive suffix)

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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