Euglenaceae

plural noun
Eu·​gle·​na·​ce·​ae | \ ˌyügləˈnāsēˌē \

Definition of Euglenaceae

: a family of algae (class Euglenophyceae) that includes Euglena and numerous related genera when these are considered to be algae

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History and Etymology for Euglenaceae

New Latin, from Euglena, type genus + -aceae

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“Euglenaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Euglenaceae. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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