Dictyosiphon

noun
Dic·​ty·​o·​siphon | \ ¦diktēə+ \

Definition of Dictyosiphon

: a genus (the type of the family Dictyosiphonaceae) of brown algae (order Dictyosiphonales) having filiform fronds that taper to acute points

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Other Words from Dictyosiphon

dictyosiphonaceous \ "+ \ adjective

History and Etymology for Dictyosiphon

New Latin, from dicty- + Greek siphōn tube, pipe, siphon

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“Dictyosiphon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dictyosiphon. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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