Hydruraceae

plural noun

Hy·​dru·​ra·​ce·​ae
ˌhīˌdru̇ˈrāsēˌē
: a family of algae (order Chrysocapsales) that includes the genus Hydrurus and related forms when these are considered to be algae rather than protozoans

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Hydrurus, type genus + -aceae

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“Hydruraceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hydruraceae. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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