plural noun
Eu·​gle·​no·​phy·​ce·​ae | \ yüˌglēnəˈfīsēˌē, -ˈfis-\

Definition of Euglenophyceae

: a class (coextensive with a division Euglenophyta) of mostly green and free-swimming algae comprising the family Euglenaceae and related forms

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New Latin, from Euglena + -o- + -phyceae

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