Definition of Euglypha
: a genus (the type of a cosmopolitan family Euglyphidae) of freshwater amoeboid protozoans with a plated test, one or two nuclei, and dichotomously branched filopodia
euglyphid\-fə̇d\ adjective or noun
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Origin and Etymology of euglypha
New Latin, from eu- + Greek glyphē carving, from glyphein to carve or hollow out — more at cleave
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