Euglenophyceae

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

Definition of Euglenophyceae

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of euglenophyceae

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


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